Dr. Gabriel Roveda Hoyos from the National University of Colombia, with a master's degree from the University of Wales, United Kingdom and a specialist in remote sensing applied to natural resources. Researcher and professor with 30 years of experience (CORPOICA) in the areas of agriculture, ecophysiology and microbiology and soils, with an emphasis on aspects of natural resource conservation, sustainable production and food security. I participated in the design of research, development and technological innovation proposals for Latin America, in research groups of entities such as: CORPOICA, FEDESARROLLO, public and private universities, in the integration of innovation processes with government agencies and production companies. I have worked in networks, institutional nationally and internationally with agencies such as MinColciencias, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, World Bank, European Union (INCO I and II program), Procitrópicos and design of collaborative projects between countries such as Brazil, Venezuela, Peru, Guyana and Colombia. He has been a member of the International Commission on Science and Technology for Integrated Land Management, UN, Geneva and Montreux, Switzerland. I participated in forums, workshops, general policy debates and joint actions for sustainability strategies in Latin America. Co-author of publication in books / reports with around 70 scientific publications.