Esteban Largo Avila, agricultural engineer, researcher and faculty of Colombia’s Universidad del Valle’s Caicedonia campus, aims to reduce coffee bean drying times for local producers.

Researchers from the Faculty of Engineering of the Universidad del Valle have explored an electrochemical process coupled to microalgae to reduce the concentration of pharmaceutical compounds present in the wastewater of Cali, Colombia.

A Colombian researcher is catalyzing compounds to break down pollutants in water, and at the same time building up his indigenous community.