Agriculture is the backbone of the African economy and the potential is enormous. The Dutch agrifood, horticulture and fisheries sectors have the knowledge, experience and innovation to increase production sustainably and strengthen food supply chains. Through cooperation with governments, businesses and knowledge institutes, we can support Africa to achieve food security. For people, planet and prosperity.
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.
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.
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