top of page
  • Kate Bahnsen

Meeting with Felipe Buitrago the economic adviser of president Ivan Duque and creator of the Orange

Felipe Buitrago is the Chief Economic Advisor to President Duque and is the architect of the Orange Economy strategy for economic development in Colombia.

GMS and Inca Worldwide will present Sacha Inchi is the new Orange Economy of Colombia.

The so-called “orange bonds” are part of the Orange Economy, which refers to a country’s creative industries, one of President Iván Duque’s key proposals during his campaign and the first 100 days of his administration. Duque didn’t come up with the idea of the creative economy—that would be British theorist John Howkins—but he, along with fellow Colombian co-author Felipe Buitrago Restrepo, wrote the original manual that lays out the Orange Economy during his decade at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Duque has since brought on Buitrago as an adviser to his administration.

The complete article on the orange economy is posted on

20 views0 comments
bottom of page