|Minister of Stockbreeding, Agriculture, and Fisheries of Uruguay|
Assumed office |
March 1, 2010
|Preceded by||Andrés Berterreche|
April 12, 1957|
|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. 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).
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.
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- "Uruguay Could Feed 50 Million People". www.worldbank.org. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
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- "Global Forum for Food and Agriculture. Berlin, Jan 2014." (PDF).
- "FAO Panel: healthy soils for food security" (PDF).
- "COP Paris 2015. Official launch of the 4 per 1000 initiative.".