Coffee radio network
The widespread FNC coffee radio network is the key communication tool for transmitting timely, relevant and effective messages to the Colombian coffee-growing families. It includes the nationwide radio programs Coffee Panorama and The Adventures of Professor Yarumo, which are broadcast through 54 stations of the National Radio of Colombia, as well as Yarumadas and Excelsos, which are broadcast through the 69 radio programs of the departmental coffee grower committees.
TV and YouTube programs
With almost 25 years of activities, The Adventures of Professor Yarumo is considered the educational-recreational TV program with the greatest impact on Colombian coffee growers and farmers in general, highlighting the civic, social and moral values of rural producers.
This TV show, which airs on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and on Sundays at 6:00 p.m. on the institutional channel is a didactic, recreational and information program with a pedagogical purpose: to motivate and inform the coffee-growing families, and the country in general, about progressive practices promoted by the FNC.
Through daily teachings and stories about the countryside and its people, our Professor Yarumo seeks to raise awareness about preservation of our natural resources and to highlight cultural expressions of the different Colombian regions.
Over 1,300 programs capture in their images the national coffee reality and that of other geographical, economic and natural regions where Colombian wealth and beauty can be appreciated.
Efico & Collibri foundations donate COP 100 million to the FNC for coffee-growing families in the face of covid-19
It’s the first international donation in the current health situation The resources will be devoted to food security, personal protection equipment, connectivity, and continued support for young coffee growers and their families in the Santander department. “The FNC can only be grateful for this generous donation, at a moment in which coffee-growing families require not only support from their institutions, but also from committed allies such as Efico and Collibri,” the FNC CEO, Roberto Vélez, said. Bogotá, May 12, 2020 (FNC Press Office) – The Belgian foundations Efico and Collibri donated COP 100 million to the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) to support coffee-growing families in the Santander department regarding food security, personal protection equipment, connectivity and continued support in the face of the covid-19 health situation. This donation is the first received by the FNC from international allies in the current situation and will benefit about 150 coffee-growing families in the various Santander municipalities where both foundations have been working with the FNC on educational, entrepreneurship, sustainability and production infrastructure projects. As a Colombian coffee buyer and via its foundation, Efico, together with its partner Collibri, has been present in the Santander department for more than 15 years. Because of the efficiency and transparency in execution of cooperation projects that benefit coffee communities, the FNC has become a strategic partner of national and international players. And this donation arrives also as a result of the FNC’s good management…