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Our Mission
Work Team
How Do We Work
Contact Information

Our Mission

IDI is a research and policy-support center which applies and disseminates last-generation tools based on the Innovative Development Model. This model faces effectively the complexity of public policies and institutional development efforts through methodic participation processes. It has been applied in more than 20 different fields, such as:

The ID Model and its tools are the outcome of a 20-year research and application process started at international agencies and US universities and continued in Chile, by a team headed by the Institute’s Director. Its theoretical grounds belong to systems thinking, futures research and action research.

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Work Team

IDI was legally established in 1992 in Santiago, Chile, and started operations in 1996. Its research sponsors and clients include government agencies, international organizations, NGOs, business companies and research foundations. IDI’s team includes five professionals from different disciplines.

The team is made up of the following five professionals:

Alfredo del Valle , Ph.D.

Jenny Chomalí

Frances Wilson

Petra Albütz

Juan Pablo Vial
Ssocial systems scientist, economist, engineer; IDI Director.

Business administrator, public health specialist

Business administrator, economist

Linguist, Master in Social Sciences

Industrial Engineer, Internet specialist

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How Do We Work

We have three modalities of operation, which are mutually reinforcing:

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Contact Information

Telephone number : 562-263-1787
Postal Adress: Américo Vespucio Norte 2306, Santiago, CHILE
E-Mail : General Information: adelvalle@idi.cl

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updated: 08/02/02