Tabaré Aguerre

For other uses, see Tabaré.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Aguerre and the second or maternal family name is Lombardo.
Tabaré Aguerre
Minister of Stockbreeding, Agriculture, and Fisheries of Uruguay
Assumed office
March 1, 2010
Preceded by Andrés Berterreche
Personal details
Born (1957-04-12) April 12, 1957
Montevideo, Uruguay
Political party Broad Front
Alma mater University of the Republic

Tabaré Aguerre Lombardo (born 1957 in Montevideo) is an agronomist, entrepreneur and politician from Uruguay.

Aguerre is the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries for Uruguay since 2010.[1] He is Agronomist by the University of the Republic (Uruguay) and his first professional activity was to lead the technical team of a sugar mill at cooperative CALNU in Bella Union, Uruguay. During the 1980s he became and currently is a farmer as rice cultivator and cattle breeder in North of Uruguay. He was elected Member of the Executive Board and Vice-president of the Rice Farmers Association ACA (1988–2006) and President of that organization (2006–2009).

In 2010 he was appointed as Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries by President José Mujica and in 2015 was re-appointed as Minister by President Tabaré Vazquez.

During his tenure at Ministry of Agriculture, Aguerre has led the design and implementation of policies that reinforce a sustainable intensification pathway for Uruguay Agriculture. He has been invited to present at several international events key policies undertaken such as the soil conservation, adaptation to climate change and resilience, environmental value added, and climate smart agriculture.[2][3][4][5][6]


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