31 Oct 2017

Dr. Luis Miguel Etchevehere appointed as new Argentinian Minister of Agriculture


Today Dr. Luis Miguel Etchevehere, President of Sociedad Rural Argentina (Argentinian Rural Society; SRA) and WFO Vice-President, was appointed as new Argentinian Minister of Agro-Industry. He succeeds to Mr. Ricardo Buryaile, in charge since December 2015.

“We need to strike a balance between production and environment” these his firsts words after the appointment.

He started serving as SRA Regional Delegate in 1993, and then as Director of the Entre Ríos District in 1995. He has played an active role as a member of the Liaison Committee (a negotiating body of the agro-industry) since 2008. In 2012, he was elected SRA President. Etchevehere is a lawyer. Among his numerous activities, he was the Director of the newspaper La Acción de Nogoyá, Secretary of the Newspaper Association of Entre Ríos, co-founder of the Business Council of Entre Ríos, and co-founder and Vice-President of the Rural Society of Diamante. He is also the founding partner and Director of Rosgan, an interactive livestock market that facilitates the participation of buyers and sellers all over the country through TV.

WFO congratulates with the new Minister, wishing him a successful and fruitful mandate.