The renowned activist for the rights and inclusion of farmers, will hold a conference at the expo organized by “AOA Chile” and “Agro Mapu Business” that will take place between November 24 and 25. In his role as mentor and international speaker, he will seek to share experiences as learnings to accelerate innovation in the agricultural sector, rural communities and the development of the agro-industrial innovation ecosystem.
The objective of your company “Cultivando Futuro”
Carlos Castellanos, together with his company “Cultivando Futuro”, have created – over the last 7 years – an information system that uses Big Data to guide organizations in their rural development strategies and decision-making processes. They also have more than 4500 registered farmers and were the winner of the global Startups Thought for Food contest in its 2017 version.
The platform is responsible for creating “Digital Identities” for farmers, organizing sociodemographic and productive information in data boards with graphs and visual statistics that allow a better understanding of the potential of rural communities, allowing improving the efficiency in the connections that farmers require, as to access opportunities for their businesses to prosper. Among the latest achievements of “Cultivando Futuro” is the digital rural census of 1000 farmers in the municipality of La Peña Cundinamarca in Colombia and the alliance with ACM Ventures in Peru.
Carlos has a long history acting as a lecturer, being invited to the FAO (United Nations) and selected to participate in the Singularity University Global Solutions Program in exponential technologies at the NASA Silicon Valley campus. He is a participant in the YLAI (Young Leaders of the Americas) program of the United States Department of State and is an Ambassador for YPARD (Young Professionals for Agricultural Development), as well as a participant in the National Roundtable on Rural Employability and Entrepreneurship.
To obtain more information about your company and work carried out, you can access your website cultivandofuturo.com
Cristian Martín Ruchaj