INIA Raihuén - Maule Region

Located in the city of Villa Alegre, VII Region of Maule, the Raihuén Regional Research Center has four strategic lines of scientific-technological research, which are grouped into berries, fruit growing, viticulture, and sheep and cattle farming. These areas are supported by different specialties such as genetic improvement, plant breeding, irrigation and drainage, soil fertility, agricultural mechanization, plant health, clean production and management.

  • Direction: Avda. Esperanza s / n, Villa Alegre Station, Ruta 5 sur km 284, Villa Alegre.See map
  • Telephone: (56) 73 238 23 66   /   (56) 73 238 23 67
  • Hours: Monday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Regional Authorities

Regional Director
Rodrigo Aviles Rodriguez
(56-42) 220 6800

Regional Delegate
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(56-42) 220 6800       

Technical Secretary of Regional Director
Fernando Garrido Pincheira
(56-42) 220 6800

Regional Head of Administration and Finance (JAF)
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(56-42) 220 6800        

* The INIA Raihuén authorities are based in INIA Quilamapu, therefore, their telephones correspond to the Ñuble region, not Maule.

Regional Contacts

Regional Directorate Secretary
Johana Rojas Toledo
(56-73) 238 2366
jrojast@inia.cl  

Regional Head of People Management **
Paula Torres Gonzalez
(56-42) 220 6800              

Regional Head of the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit **
Fernando Garrido Pincheira
(56-42) 220 6800 

Communications Manager **
Hugo Rodriguez Alister
(56-42) 220 6800 

Head of the Parties Office
Johana Rojas Toledo
(56-73) 238 2366

** Charges with headquarters in INIA Quilamapu, so your phone number corresponds to the Ñuble region, not Maule.

Other Dependencies

INIA Cauquenes Experimental Center

Road to Parral km 4, Cauquenes
(56-42) 220 6745

 Administrator
Fernando Fernandez Elgueta

Secretary
Fernanda Aravena Vergara