INIA Rayentué - Region of the Liberator Bernardo O'Higgins

In the O'Higgins region, the Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIA) has the INIA Rayentué Regional Research Center, located in the Los Choapinos sector, in the Rengo commune and is oriented towards regional agricultural development, both in the Irrigation and Dryland areas.

In the irrigation area, the research is focused on validating and transferring technologies in fruit growing, horticulture and in the efficient use of water resources. In the rainfed area, INIA Rayentué, has the INIA Hidango Experimental Center, located in the Litueche commune, which contributes to the agricultural development of the coastal dry land and its adaptation to climate change, through the validation and technology transfer with projects of genetic improvement of wheat and quinoa and the production of technological inputs such as wheat seeds, oats, and sheep breeders.

  • Direction: Avda. Salamanca s / n, Km 105 route 5 south, Los Choapinos sector, Rengo. See map
  • Telephone: (56-72) 252 1686
  • Hours: Monday to Thursday from 08:30 to 17:30 and Friday from 08:30 to 16:30
Regional Authorities

Regional Director
Sofia Felmer Echeverría
(56-72) 252 1686

Regional Delegate
Christian Alfaro Jara
(56-72) 252 1686          

Regional Head of Administration and Finance (JAF)
Juan Clavero Vasquez
(56-72) 252 1686

Regional Contacts

Regional Directorate Secretary
Sandra Romante Pineapple
(56-72) 252 1686

Regional Head of People Management
Cristian Cabrera Parra
(56-72) 252 1686               

Regional Head of the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit
Claudia Bartel Espinoza              
(56-72) 252 1686

Communications Manager
Alejandra Catalán Farfán
(56-72) 252 1686

Head of the Parties Office
Sandra Romante Pineapple
(56-72) 252 1686

Other Dependencies

INIA Hidango Experimental Center
Road to Topocalma s / n, Litueche commune
(56-72) 263 8800

Pedro Salinas Lizama

Mirta Morales Cabello