Promoting sustainable production

A sustainable food system will help us boost economy, restore nature and increase engagement and appreciation among consumers and society. 

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Farming, horticulture and fisheries are innovative sectors in the Netherlands and contribute significantly to the prosperity of our country. An agricultural model focused on sustainable principles will bring about a production method that boosts economy, restores nature and increases engagement and appreciation among consumers and society.

Entrepreneurs in farming, horticulture and fisheries should be able to earn a profitable income while producing in a sustainable way. And consumers who understand where their food and flowers come from will have greater appreciation for producer and products. They can contribute to improving sustainability in agri & food production process.

Let’s work together to promote sustainable production by
  • Promoting sustainable and smart agriculture methods
  • Enhancing greenhouse technology
  • Improving  (agro)logistics
  • Supporting capacity building in sustainable production
  • Promoting research cooperation and knowledge exchange
     
Improving food security
Showcases
Raising food production capacity in Senegal
To feed a growing world population, we must find innovative new ways to increase the food supply without endangering the environment. Sustainable agriculture is key here.

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Preparing Nigerian horticulture for the future
In Nigeria, a group of Dutch companies founded the Seeds 4 Change (S4C) programme, to support the local horticulture sector to become self-sufficient.

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Optimising plant growth through data and technology in Mexico
Mexico has a vast agricultural potential. The country’s rapidly developing horticulture sector focuses on developing high-tech and low-impact cultivation methods that increase yield and quality.

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About optimization of the Argentinian pig chain
Responding to increasing (inter)national demands for sustainable, healthy and animal friendly pork.

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