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EDITION N° 11

COFFEE, THE COLOMBIAN JEWEL WILL BE PRESENTED IN EXPO DUBAI

Find out about how you can taste the flavors of Colombian coffee.
Valeria Delgado
Comunicadora SENA Dirección General
2021/DECEMBER

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The coffee sector has taken place as one of the most important industries in Colombia due to its effect in the country’s economy. Its massive exports and high demand create Jobs for around 550.000 families. SENA supports this valuable industry through the training and instruction of human talent required in this industry, the development of research projects applied to incorporate new technologies to improve quality and productivity, and the provision of seed capital through the fund Emprender to create new business units.
Café Botánica de los Andres is one of the entrepreneurships, beneficiary of the institution, which has turned into an innovative company that commercializes special coffee from the Caldas region at a national and international level. Santiago Pineda, the company’s general manager, will have the chance to travel along with SENA to Expo Dubai, one of the most important stages for world economic reactivation where close to 190 nations participate to open new doors and expand the export of their products.

"In the Colombia pavilion visitors will have the chance to try the fruity and sweet notes of the coffee from Caldas in a barista show made with the support of two SENA apprentices."

Visitors to the Colombia pavilion will have the chance to try the fruity and sweet notes of the coffee produced by entrepreneurship from Caldas in a barista show made with the support of two SENA apprentices who make part of the team that will travel to represent the institution in the Arab country. Juan Guillermo Zarama from the department of Antioquia and Erika Johanna Chica from Quindio, both students in the Technical Barista Services Program, will be in charge of surprising the visitors with their thorough preparations evidencing the diversity of talents promoted by SENA which are ready to fulfill the demands of labor markets at a world-class level.
The research project of Camilo Molina, apprentice of the technical program in production of special coffee from the Quindio region, will also be presented in this space. He has developed an applied research project in which he uses biotechnology to improve the quality of coffee production. With his research on controlled fermentation, Camilo wants to support small coffee farmers from the region so they can produce high quality special coffee that can increase their competitiveness and improve their income and life quality.

COLOMBIAN COFFEE WILL BE PRESENTED AT EXPO DUBAI

Check out how our popular drink arrives at this international fair.
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Carlos Mario Estrada Molina: SENA General Director.
Pilar Navarrete Rivera: SENA Head Office Communications.
Editorial Committee: Guillermo Martin, Karen Camacho y Fernando García. General Information: Journalists General Direction Regional Communicators. Design: República Audiovisual.