Enrique Jacob Rocha, President of the National
Institute of Entrepreneur (INADEM), made a working visit through the state of
Jalisco, where he led the laying of the first foundation stone of the
Agricultural Technology Park and the inauguration of the Center for Development,
Design and Craft Marketing.
In Ciudad Guzmán, the President of INADEM mentioned
that the park represents a space of realization so that Jalisco entrepreneurs
start their businesses linked to agribusiness and generate an opportunity for
more Small and Medium business are integrated in the value chains.
He stressed that Ciudad Guzmán, Head of the
municipality of Zapotlán El Grande, is a potential agent of the agribusiness
sector of Jalisco. That´s the reason why the National Institute of Entrepreneur
is interested in driving this project that will impact on the economy of the
region. He added that its consolidation will encourage both entrepreneurship
and innovation, and that small businesses find room to grow.
Jacob Rocha said that with the creation of this
park, 15 companies will be benefited and 200 new jobs will be created, since
the INADEM, through the National Entrepreneur Fund provided resources for more
than 28 million pesos.
Subsequently, the President of INADEM opened the
Center for Development, Design and Craft Marketing and gave supports to
beneficiary people of the "Crafts with corn leaves produced by indigenous
This program gave a great impulse for the
construction of a workshop with the tools necessary for making crafts with corn
leaves to improve the quality of life of indigenous women of the town of San
During his tour, Enrique Jacob Rocha stressed that
this center is the first resort of its kind nationwide, in which training will
also be provided for artisans to diversify their production, streamline their
processes and improve their management models and business. To date, this
Program has benefited more than 700 artisans in the region.