How long have you been a CQI In-Country Partner (ICP)?
What does it mean to your company/organization to be an ICP?
Representing CQI in Colombia as an organization that brings support with Q coffee evaluations and in
opening possibilities to work with other local organization in the country.
Provide a summary of what your company/organization accomplishes and include mission if applicable:
During 2013, CQI opened its office in Latin America: Coffee Quality Institute CQI Colombia SAS as a company based in Bogota Colombia. This organization is a strategic hub to develop and establish key relations with the Latin America region.
What is your relationship with CQI/the Q Program?
Develop sample analysis at Catación Pública under an agreement with Jaime Duque Londoño SAS company.
Please list project work or national course offerings you helped coordinate.
CQI Colombia SAS supports the development of various projects in Colombia and has gotten involved in
specific courses like the first Q Processing Level 1 course held at Catación Pública, first Q Processing Level 2 held in Technicafé Cauca and other courses that have been strategic at country level.
What do you think are the opportunities of CQI's Q Coffees program?
There is a lot of interest to see how the Q coffee certification can be inserted in coffee bags and see other
applications of this certification and generate more understanding on the impact of Q coffee evaluation
How does your organization benefit from being an ICP?
Expanding contacts in the sector.