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Brian Bosire: a master who revolutionizes agribusiness

Chapter 01

The power of centennials

70%

of the natural wetlands of the planet have been lost during the last century and the crops are involved.

Brian Bosire, a young kenyan activist travels from Africa to Bogotá with the purpose of meeting Fedepalma’s president, Jens Mesa Dishintong, They discuss the sustainable initiatives that could be applied for the palm oil crops, in order to protect the environment and avoid problems related to the lack of water and deforestation. Sebastian Yatra hosts this encounter which tries to transform one of the most criticized agroindustries of the planet.

Jens Mesa

Fedepalma president

Brian Bosire

ONU leader for the Sustainable Development Goals

Brian Bosire

ONU leader for the Sustainable Development Goals

This african entrepreneur is on the radar of the world’s agricultural industry. Also, he is one of the youngest leaders of the UN.

Bosire, spent his childhood in the countryside of Kenya where he grew up seeing the needs and problems faced by farmers in agricultural production. Brian used to fix his neighborhood friend’s toys while also assemble electronic devices, until he turn 19, by then, he created a revolutionary platform, which helps agroindustries to be more sustainable.

He has become the brain of agrobusiness

Through HydroIQ, a hardware that notifies how much water is wasted on a crop and a sensor system which throw data in order to bring information about how to cultivate successfully. Bosire has become a businessman and also the brain of what could be the agro transformation.

Thereby, while his ideas are committed with the future of water and food in Africa and the world, he wants to go back to his roots, teaching farmers that responsible production and innovation helps to build the future of the next generations.

Jens Mesa

Fedepalma president

He is considered as one of the heavyweights of the colombian agroindustry.

He was the economic advisor at the Federación Nacional de Cafeteros and since 30 years ago he has been the head of the Federación Nacional de Cultivadores de Palma de Aceite (Fedepalma), an organization that has left its mark on a national and international level for its economical input, represented by the 11% in the national agricultural GDP.

Under his direction, Mesa has transformed Colombia in the fourth world’s country that produces the most amount of palm oil, an industry which generates 160 thousand jobs, and spread its crops along 500 thousand hectares.

His bet is for sustainable palm crops

Mesas’ commitments and big efforts to consolidate the guild, composed by small, medium and bigger farmers, in order to follow the sustainable principles with responsable production contributing to nutrition and equitable development of colombians, has taken him to be part of the Centro de Investigación en Palma de Aceite (Cenipalma) and be recognized by the Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura as a goodwill ambassador.

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