We are pleased to invite you to a transdisciplinary knowledge exchange
between coffee producer, researchers and roasters
on Friday 27, September from 14:00

We will have the opportunity to share with Mr. Víctor Cordero Ardila, Manager of La Red de Productores Ecológicos de la Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, – redecolsierra.org– and current South American Representative of the Coordinadora Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Pequeños Productores y Trabajadores de Comercio Justo (CLAC)

After his presentation followed by a discussion over coffee, Martin Ross, Hanna Forster and Xiomara F. Quiñones-Ruiz will share preliminary results of recent fieldworks in Colombia and Peru.

Our coffee event will end up with a Colombia Coffee Cupping V.2.


  • Part I:
  • 14:00 – 15:00 Getting to know La Red Ecolsierra, Santa Marta, Colombia by Víctor Cordero Ardila (Translation Spanish/English)
  • 15:00 – 15:45 Discussion session over (origin) coffees!
  • 15:45 – 16:10 Ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change: The costs and benefits of shade-grown coffee in El Cairo (Colombia) by Martin Ross
  • 16:10 – 16:40 Analytic framework to determine proximity in relationship coffee models by Hanna Forster
  • 16:40 – 17:10 Coffee quality understanding and evolution in Colombia – challenging the mainstream quality practices? by Xiomara F. Quiñones Ruiz
  • 17:10 – 17:40 DiscussionModeration: Marianne Penker and Xiomara F. Quiñones Ruiz - Room at BOKU TBC soon
  • Part II:
  • From 18:15 Colombia Cupping V.2 at Coffee Pirates (or at BOKU), TBC soon