Nelson is responsible for coordinating the actions and resources to set up Colombian dairy farm projects and support other developments in overseas markets. He led from New Zealand (NZ) the implementation and conversion of the first Colombian NZ Inc. dairy farm with a capital investment of USD$2.5M. located in the high tropic using and adapting NZ dairy farming technologies, with the participation of contractors and suppliers of more than 8 NZ companies such as, Tru-Test Group, Ag Hub, Dairy Technology Services, LIC, Numedic, Read Industries, Gallagher, Iplex, Jove Valves, and Leask Engineering. The goal is to produce raw milk at internationally competitive costs while maintaining high quality, increase competitiveness, and make this economic activity profitable for dairy farmers in order to compete globally. Likewise, this project will be the first monitor dairy farm for Colombian dairy farmers.
Recently he worked closely with New Zealand (MPI) and Colombian (ICA) government agencies to establish Zoo-sanitary protocols for Livestock, Embryos In Vivo and In Vitro, and successfully achieved the signature of those, and the registration of origin of Semen (LIC) and Embryos (ABS), also he achieved the agreement of the Phytosanitary protocol signed by USA (USDA) and Colombia government (ICA) for Tifton 85.