Osvaldo Salazar


INI Latin America Centre Director


Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Chile


Postal box 8820808 Universidad de Chile Facultad de Ciencias Agronómicas Santa Rosa 11315 Santiago, Chile



He did his MS and Ph.D. from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and worked as a post-doc at Copenhagen University before joining the University of Chile, where he is currently Associate Professor and Director of the Post-Graduate School in the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. He held 4 Chilean govt projects and is involved in the following international projects:

1. 2018-2022. Educating the next generation of professionals in the agrifood system (NEXTFOOD). Collaborator. Horizon 2020 - Research and Innovation Framework Programme.

2. 2018-2021. Enhancing livelihood through improving water use efficiency associated with adaptation strategies and climate change mitigation in agriculture. Collaborator. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), ARCAL CLVIII, Project N° RLA5077.

3. 2019-2021. Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile & United States Energy-Food Biotech Innovations Network (BACCUS). Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems (INFEWS), Research Coordination Network (RCN), U.S. National Science Foundation.

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He has 27 journal publications, 1 book and has organized 3 conferences/workshops.