The Coffee 5.0 Model Expands to the Department of Antioquia

ALO&Partners has once again allied with Makaia to continue expanding the Coffee 5.0 Technology Transformation Model that started with the Tierra Colombia Project in Mesetas in the Department of Meta, Colombia. The first replica of this Model is kicking off in the municipality of Briceño, located in the Department of Antioquia. It is a territory […]

ALO&Partners Present in the XXXIX Colombian National Agriculture and Livestock Congress

Every year, Colombia’s Agriculture Society (SAC for its Spanish initials) organizes the Colombian National Agriculture and Livestock Congress (CAN). Its 39th version took place in Bogotá, Colombia in November 2019 and was co-organized with members of SAC and the Colombian Government. President Iván Duque Márquez and several of his Cabinet Ministers, including Mr. Andrés Valencia […]

Podcast SAFE – Tierra Colombia Technology Transformation project

We invite you to hear about the Meta Colombia project Tierra Colombia led by ALO and MAKAIA that introduce an information and data platform with tools and information sources adapted to the needs of producers, workshops of technology adoption, information and communication tools for producers of all ages, which seeks to review the permanent needs, […]

Coffee Farmer-Centered Design for Impact

On September 2, 2019, in Bogotá, we had the opportunity to present the Coffee 5.0 Model: Technology Transformation[and work with a multi-disciplinary and visionary set of thought leaders, change-makers and allies interested in exploring ways of improving the lives of coffee farmers and agricultural communities in Colombia and around the world. We had delved into […]

Historias de Sabores

Within the framework of Agrofuturo 2019, ALO&Partners, in alliance with the Novo Agro Group, give life to FONTE, a space to learn about raw material processing companies, their relationship with Colombian agriculture and “Historias de Sabores”, the result of Colombia’s biodiversity, the committed work of Colombia’s rural communities and the know-how of Italian industry. FONTE […]

Welcome to the next generation of agribusiness opportunities.

Don’t miss the chance to make valuable strategic connections in Colombia and Latin America at Expo Agrofuturo 2019, one of the region’s largest agribusiness fairs which will be held between September 18-20 in Medellín, Colombia. Expo Agrofuturo is one of the leading expositions of the agriculture sector in the Western Hemisphere. It has become a […]

ALO and the CEA present at the III International Meeting of Renewable Energies, Barranquilla-Colombia

Taking into account our firm commitment to actively participating in favor of sustainable development through our projects, ALO together with the Cea-French Alternative Energy Center- is participating in the III International Meeting on Renewable Energies: The Energy Transition, A Step into the Future, promoted by the Association of Renewable Energies (SER Colombia) and the World Energy Council (WEC), an event […]

Activating connections through technology and innovation in Mesetas, Colombia

At the beginning of February, we returned to Mesetas, Meta. This time, we went with XFarm, who we have partnered up with to leverage the internet connectivity that was deployed through TV White Space (TVWS) technology in 5 coffee farms.

Connectivity strengthens livelihoods, preserves peace in Colombia

When making the business case for connecting underserved communities, we tend to focus on hard numbers like return on investment or percent increase of production. Yet as the rural community of Mesetas in Colombia shows, these effects are just the beginning. An alliance of private companies, nonprofits and governmental agencies is tackling the digital divide […]

Technical mission in the region of Antioquia

Successfully completed the technical mission that was advanced in the region of Antioquia, Colombia, from November 18 to 25 in the framework of the project “Marca Territorial Antioquia” with the participation, by the Umbria-Italy region, of the Parco 3A, the Università Dei Sapori and the NGO TAMAT. The Italian delegation – made up of representatives […]