/// WHERE IS Nariño? ///
To the south of the American continent, in the southwestern corner of Colombia stands a beautiful department where green is of all colors. 'Land of one of the best origin coffees whose denomination' 'Nariño''café was awarded in 2012, the coffee growers of this department are the largest national producers of this "brown colored gemstone"
This land derived from volcanic ash from the impressive Galeras Volcano enjoys different temperatures in its mountains, where the coffee is cultivated up to 2,300 meters SNM, producing coffee at this point is only viable if it is SEEy close to the equator, since which allows to receive abundant solar radiation throughout the year, these natural attributes provide a large number of nutrients to the crops, generating the accumulation of acids and sugars that make the sensory attributes of Nariño coffee unique.
The hands, heart and knowledge of the families from Nariño combine to deliSEE to the world a coffee with the highest selection standards, which allows a cup profile, high acidity, medium body, sweet notes, soft and aromatic SEEy pronounced
* Third country in the world in water resources: 1,200 riSEEs and 258 are large riSEEs, 1,600 lakes, 4,500 micro-basins and 1,900 swamps.
Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a soSEEeign country located in the northwestern region of South America. It is constituted in a unitary, social and democratic state of law whose form of goSEEnment is presidential.
It is a republic that is politically organized in 32 decentralized departments and the capital District of Bogotá, seat of the national goSEEnment.
Total population: 49'164,856
Currency: Peso ($) (COP)
Telephone code: +57
Nariño is one of the thirty-two departments that, together with Bogotá, Distrito Capital, form the Republic of Colombia. Its capital is San Juan de Pasto. It is located in the extreme southwest of the country, in the Andean and Pacific regions, bounded on the north by Cauca, on the east by Putumayo, on the south by Ecuador and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. With about 1 745 000 inhabitants in 2015, it is the seventh most populated department - behind Antioquia, Valle del Cauca, Cundinamarca, Atlántico, Bolívar and Santander.
Total population: 1'766,008
Currency: Peso ($) (COP)
Telephone code: +2
"STRENGTHENING THE VALUE CHAIN OF HIGH QUALITY COFFEE IN THE NARIÑO DEPARTMENT"
A PROYECT BY:
(+57) 314 831 0407
Catolic Relief Services
Benavides, Paola &
Quality Team of CRS.
Governance of Nariño and Catholic Relief Services.