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Who we are?

The Puerto Rico Agricultural Biotechnology Industry Association (PRABIA) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1995.  PRABIA members include AgReliant Genetics, BASF, Bayer Puerto Rico-Crop Science, Corteva Agriscience – Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Illinois Crop Improvement, RiceTec y Syngenta. It is the Association’s objective to strengthen the agricultural biotechnology ecosystem on the island and around the world, in light of the challenges facing global food production. PRABIA understands the importance of environmental health, and its responsibility to encourage the economic development of Puerto Rico and its neighboring communities. PRABIA contributes to Puerto Rico’s economy by providing more than 5,000 direct and indirect jobs. The Association fosters education, supports academia and establishes programs aimed at the development of future scientists and agronomists.

 
 
 

This map shows where the seven PRABIA member companies are located

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Lajas
Sabana Grande
Guánica
Ponce
Juana Díaz
Santa Isabel
Salinas
Guayama

Mission

To ensure our industry permanency, growth, continuity, competiveness and to strengthen our freedom to operate (FTO) within the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Vision

To educate our communities, create solid foot print to achieve sustainable growth, develop partnerships and strengthen our relationship with key stakeholders.

 

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

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Liliana-Vicepresidenta PRABIA y Gerente
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Executive Director

Beatriz Carrión

President

Sol Rosado

 

 

BASF

Vice President

Liliana Sánchez

 

 

Syngenta

Treasurer

Eric Torres 

 

 

Bayer Puerto Rico-Crop Science

Secretary

Luis Colón 

 

 

Corteva

Agriscience – Agriculture Division of DowDuPont

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Alberto Rodríguez

BASF

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Eric Torres

Bayer Puerto Rico-Crop Science

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Jaime Sánchez

Corteva Agriscience – Agriculture Division of DowDuPont

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Lizandro Pérez

Illinois Crop Improvement Association

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César Zayas

RiceTec

Liliana-Vicepresidenta PRABIA y Gerente

Liliana Sánchez​

Syngenta

 

Directors – Company Sites