Innovation has helped us to revitalise drought-stricken land. Or improve robust seeds for bountiful harvest. Improve animal welfare and grow crops in cities. Farming the Future is a global campaign, aiming to fast track sustainable food production. The Netherlands is keen to collaborate with governments, businesses and knowledge institutions from around the world. Together, we can create a sustainable food system, which brings prosperity to people and our planet.
Developing a sustainable aquaculture value chain in Kenya
To help Kenya develop a sustainable and profitable aquaculture sector, in 2013 a group of 21 Dutch and Kenyan companies and knowledge institutions formed the FoodTechAfrica consortium. As they cover the whole fish value chain together, they have developed a strategy for the entire industry – from egg to market.
Flying Swans: developing a cool logistics network in East Africa
On August 22, 2020, the first ever refrigerated container of Ethiopian avocados was loaded on a train to Djibouti, to be shipped to Europe. It marked an important milestone for the development of a cool logistics network in East Africa.
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