The General Royalties System established the Science and Technology and Innovation Fund (CTeI, for its Spanish acronym) to support regional initiatives. To date, 80 projects have been approved and UNal is participating in at...
After a year, a fragmented offer of consumer goods and reduced added value in exported products are the main causes for the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Colombia and the United States for not achieving the expected results.
Deans of several engineering faculties of the region say that in view of the lack of engineers in Colombia, it is necessary to understand the importance of these professionals in the development of the country.
A UNal research determined that ornamental fish diseases are favored due to mismanagement during the marketing and fish farming chain.
A novel technological platform developed by UNal-Medellín will enable reducing time used to identify damages in electrical systems. The project was carried out in association with ISA (a large electric company).
Would you be willing to pay Col $3,000 (US $1.63) extra per gallon of gas to defray the ecological cost for using your vehicle? The amount comes from international evaluations on the subject.
Citizen voices and experts are alerting against the risk of losing 26 hectares of the Simón Bolívar Park, to construct buildings projected for the Urban Renovation Plan of the Colombian government.
The Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies Institute (IDEAM, for its Spanish acronym) released a report stating that the official average deforestation rate in Colombia for 1990-2010, was 310,349 hectares.
UNal, with financial support from the Government of Canada, is performing a potato production improvement project in the Province of Nariño in order to contribute to food safety of the native communities of the country.
Some flower farms are still using pesticides, besides polluting the few existing surface water sources, they pollute land plots, to not even mention land transformation and use.
In Europe, Uruguay and inclusively United States people are reflecting upon how to approach the illicit drug trafficking issue.
A vital mid and long-term challenge is to direct the revenue coming from the extractive sector towards the development of new production capacities for innovation and creation of wealth.
After measuring methane emissions produced by cattle using silvopastoral methods, researchers discovered that greenhouse gases were reduced up to 60%.
It looks like the government would minimally preserve the environment. This is evidenced by cases such as the Inírida Fluvial Star, a natural treasure which could disappear due to mining.
A UNal-Palmira research discovered a dry enclave of the Dagua River (Province of Valle del Cauca) with a diversity of more than 300 mites of the prostigmata order, an indication of the good condition of the ecosystem.
Free trade agreements are the main challenge for Colombian zootechnicians, because they allow product imports which displace local jobs, say experts in a meeting in Palmira.
Researchers hope to adapt a technological system which exploits the thermal features of the sea to generate several energy resources for the community of the Island of San Andrés.
A housing patented idea which can be constructed like a Lego® game is the new alternative to reduce use of environmentally unfriendly materials.
Due to the climatic change, not having shade in coffee plantations will make coffee growers take their plantations to higher grounds (up to 200 meters - 650 ft.).
The second day of the Politics Participation Forum continues to advance with the conformation of discussion tables from the 18 sectors summoned. There each organization conveys their proposals.