GUANAJUATO IS AN AGRO-INDUSTRIAL POWERHOUSE IN MEXICO AND INTERNATIONALLY
RENOWNED FOR ITS COMPETITIVENESS AND MAINTAINING A SUSTAINABLE USE OF NATURAL
RESOURCES WITH A STRONG FOCUS ON EFFICIENT WATER USAGE..

Guanajuato features a growing exporting culture, respecting international compliance and quality standards, to satisfy high demanding
global markets. We are the only state in Mexico with a public policy to ensure international food safety and social responsibility certifications.

KEY FIGURE OF THE AGROINDUSTRY IN GUANAJUATO:

TOP 10 CITIES BY AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION
VALUE IN 2020 IN GUANAJUATO STATE

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS PRODUCED IN GUANAJUATO: PRO

THE MOST RECOGNIZED PRODUCTS FARMED IN GUANAJUATO ARE:

National Volume Ranking (per tons) in 2020

LIVESTOCK IN GUANAJUATO

THE MOST RECOGNIZED LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS IN GUANAJUATO ARE:

National Ranking (per tons) in 2019

INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

Guanajuato is the only state in Mexico with a public policy to attract world class companies and ensure international food safety and social responsibility certifications.

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

In Guanajuato State, our R&D Centers aim to create and transfer knowledge for the development of
the primary sector and to solve problems at the farmer’s level. … Its research activity strengthens rural development
and contributes to the adoption of a sustainable rural policy and innovation offer:

LANGEBIO CINESTAV Unidad Irapuato
The National Laboratory of Genomics for Biodiversity is one of the leading research centers in Latin America. It has high technology platforms to offer scientific services nationally and internationally and is one of the pioneers in sequencing complete genomes of Mexican species of agricultural interest and conservation.

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Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP) Unidad Celaya
INIFAP is a Mexican institution of scientific and technological excellence, with leadership and with national and international recognition for its capability to respond to demands in knowledge and technological innovations in the agricultural, livestock and forestry sector.

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PARQUE AGRO TECNOLÓGICO XONOTLI
Guanajuato State Government also has invested into the Xonotli Agro-Tecnological Park, located between Salamanca, Santa Cruz de Juventivo Rosas and Villagrán, to generate technological project to help local farmers, with the collaboration of educative institutions and private entities. It also serves as a training facility for higher education students where they can learn agricultural best practices.

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EDUCATION

Our state also has many prestigious universities to cover industry needs, graduating biotechnology engineers, biochemist engineers, agronomist, agribusiness administration bachelor, agriculture and food engineers.

The most renowned universities are:
• Universidad de Guanajuato
• Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Unidad Profesional Interdisciplinaria de Ingeniería Campus Guanajuato.
• Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Escuela Nacional de Estudios Superiores Unidad León.
• Universidad de La Salle Bajío.