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KoLFACI Secretariat

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KoLFACI(Korea-Latin America Food & Agriculture Cooperation Initiative) is a multilateral cooperation initiative that focuses on sharing the knowledge and experience in agricultural technology and extension service to promote sustainable agricultural development in Latin American and Caribbean countries.

KoLFACI has been implementing numerous projects with 13 member countries: Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Republic of Korea.

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Mission

  • To establish a strong agricultural technology cooperation network with Latin American and Caribbean countries through the multilateral cooperation initiative
  • To disseminate Korea’s advanced agricultural technology in Latin American and Caribbean countries
  • To organize agricultural exchange programs between Korea and Latin American and Caribbean countries

Vision

  • To contribute to resolving the current agricultural issues inLatin American and Caribbean countries
  • To improve Korea’s national image and become the advanced country in agriculture
  • To enhance the agricultural productivity of the member countries and facilitate the use of agricultural products in Latin American and Caribbean countries
  • On September 15, 2014, KoLFACI was officially inaugurated in Jeonju, Korea, with delegates from 13 member countries, including Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Republic of Korea.
  • The first KoLFACI General Assembly Meeting was held in Jeonju on September 15, 2014, along with the relocation ceremony of Rural Development Administration (RDA) from Suwon to Jeonju.

Chair Group

Dr. Hwang Jeong-hwan
Co-Chair
Name José Felipe Orellana Mejía
Position Vice Minister
Organization Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food, Guatemala
 
Kim Gyeong Gyu
Co-Chair
Name Kim Gyeong Gyu
Position Administrator
Organization Rural Development of Administration, Republic of Korea
 
José Alberto Benítez
Vice-Chair
Name José Alberto Benítez
Position Vice Minister
Organization Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Honduras
 
Ms. Kwon Taek-ryoun
Secretary General
Name Kwon Taek-ryoun
Position Secretary General
Organization Rural Development of Administration, Republic of Korea
Mr. Lee Do-jin
Name Lee Do-jin
Position Deputy Secretary General
Tel +82) 63-238-1128
E-mail physiocradojin@korea.kr
 
Dr. Lee Ho-jin
Name Lee Ho-jin
Position Spanish Interpreter
Tel +82) 63-238-1412
E-mail kolfaci@korea.kr
 
 
Namgoung Seol
Name Namgoung Seol
Position Coordinator for Central America
Tel +82) 63-234-1411
E-mail kolfaci@korea.kr
 
Park Hye-won
Name Park Hye-won
Position Coordinator for South America
Tel +82) 63-234-1410
E-mail kolfaci@korea.kr
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Bolivia
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Colombia
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Costa Rica
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Dominican Republic
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El Salvador
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Guatemala
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Haiti
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Honduras
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Nicaragua
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Panama
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Paraguay
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Peru
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Republic of Korea
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CIP
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IICA
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CATIE

※ Cooperation Institute: International Potato Center (CIP), Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA),
Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE)

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