Category: Human Capital

Great potential in India for sustainable cooperation with Dutch horti-sector

The need for innovation and reform of current Indian agriculture, ...
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Dutch horticultural mission to the Kingdom of Saudi-Arabia

From October 17 to 20 a Dutch horticultural trade mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia takes place. The aim of the mission is to ...
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PIB India signing ceremony

Dutch business cluster and government launch multi-year program to contribute to solutions for food challenges in India

On October 6, the covenant for the PIB NLHortiRoad2India was signed at the Netherlands India Business Meet in Ahoy, Rotterdam. This festive ceremony marks the ...
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‘Responding to consumer requirements in order to make optimal use of vertical farming opportunities’

Vertical farming projects are now sprouting up all over the world. Signify and BASF’s Vegetable Seeds Business are actively involved with these types of projects. ...
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CEO Adri Pols talks about BOAL Group’s emergence from a family-owned aluminium company to a global player in the horticultural industry & their drive towards ...
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Growing together by sharing the Chinese ‘pie’

The horticultural sector in China is on the rise; the country is increasingly focusing on its own food supply. This brings with it the necessary ...
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Young Indian growers look forward to technical tools

Horticulture in India is at the beginning of a strong evolution from open to covered crops. In the short term, this mainly concerns the mid-tech ...
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PIB India helps to market Dutch horticultural technology in India

"The moment growers realize that there is too much water when growing in the open ground and that considerable savings can be made on water ...
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Fulco Wijdooge

‘Big market for mid-tech in China’

The covered cultivation of vegetables, fruits and flowers is in great swing all over China. "This varies from very large-scale high-tech greenhouses to small-scale companies, ...
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Increasing Chinese attention to the practical operation of greenhouses

Dutch Greenhouse Delta (DGD): Industrial clusters of the entire value chain, helps to drive the development of China's protected agriculture. In China, the middle class ...
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Gloria Zhang

‘‘DGD is a good partner in the Chinese market”

Chinese greenhouse horticulture is evolving at a rapid pace. And in the years to come, it shows the possibilities of speeding up, even more, expects ...
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Ter laak daylight kas

The Daylight Greenhouse

In addition to top-quality Phalaenopsis, Dutch family-owned company Ter Laak puts sustainable innovation high on the agenda. In 2018, working with partners including Priva and ...
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Uday Bath Koppert Biological

‘Indian horticulture is booming’

Indian greenhouse horticulture is expanding at a rapid pace. And the ceiling has not yet been reached: the government wants to double farmers’ income by ...
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SIlvia Xu Signify

‘High-tech suppliers have to prove themselves in China’

Chinese greenhouse horticulture is developing rapidly: investors and governments are eager to set up new companies. This offers a wealth of opportunities for Dutch suppliers. ...
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Gert Dral

‘The Netherlands must innovate constantly, to offer sufficient value to China’

The Chinese central government has now, for the second time in their five-year plan, named the agricultural sector as a focus sector, with a strong ...
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Ridder Arjen Janmaat

‘Indian government can help growers in the right direction’

India has long been the promised land for food production, but there are still big steps to be taken in the field of food safety ...
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Peter Maes

Putting our shoulders to the wheel together to capitalise on opportunities

Speaking: Peter Maes, Corporate Marketing Director at Koppert Biological Systems and member of the DGD Supervisory Board
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Dutch entrepreneurs join forces

Hein van der Sande is CEO of Certhon. A family business located in the Dutch village of Poeldijk. They design and build modern greenhouses and ...
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