Head of the Ministry of Agricultural Development | MIDA
Minister Augusto Valderrama holds a degree in Economics from the University of Panama and a Master in Business Administration from INCAE of Costa Rica.
In the last 20 years, he has been the Vice President and General Manager of the food division of the Melo Group. Previously, he held the position of Assistant Manager at the same division.
Before being appointed as Agriculture Minister, Valderrama held the office of Minister of the Presidency. He was also the Administrative Director of the Ministry of Finance and Treasury and General Secretary of the Ministry of Labor.