Dutch Pavilion at agrofood West Africa 2017

12 Dutch companies will present the Netherlands at agrofood West Africa 2017!

Holland in Ghana – Growing Together: A combined GhanaVeg, GNBCC and NABC Holland Pavilion sponsored by GhanaVeg and the Kingdom of the Netherlands Embassy in Accra.

Check out the profiles below and meet the exhibitors from 5 to 7 December 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre in Ghana!

Also mark your calendar for two seminars on 6th December 2017:

Seminar on Greenhouse farming

13.00-14.30 @ Presentation Platform Upper Floor

Joe Coetsee from Delphy, the largest global commercial service provider offering horticultural expertise, tailored to the individual grower, will present opportunities for greenhouse farming in Ghana. He will provide a short summary on the greenhouse options study conducted by Delphy in Ghana and demonstrate the practical example of their cooperation and experience with Latia Resource Centre in Kenya through data and figures. Lastly, Eric van Zandwijk from Delphy, will together with Agri Impact Consulting (AIC) elaborate on a project (concept) in which AIC and Delphy will work together on greenhouse farming and demonstrations (3 type of greenhouses) in Ghana.

Seminar on Organic Trade – Challenges and Prospects

14.30-16.00 @ Presentation Platform Upper Floor

Núria Vlonk Cunha-Soares, supply development manager from OTC-Organics – Organic Trading Company Holland, sourcing organic fruit and vegetables – The perspective of the Importer: and Sam Nii Quarcoo from Quin Organics (CEO) and the Founder & Patron of Bio Ghana Network will present on growing and exporting organic produce- The Farmer and Exporter perspective. During this session, OTC Holland will elaborate from the importer’s perspective, requirements, experiences, challenges in West Africa and Samuel will do the same from the producer and exporter perspective (certification, challenges, advantages, cultivation practices etc.)

Bio Ghana Network (Booth B.12)

The Bio Ghana Network brings together certified organic exporters and importers into an association. The focus of the network is on organic products for local market and export. Products include fresh and dried fruits & vegetables, fruit juices, dried peels, cosmetics, fertilizers / compost, and others.The network also offers advisory services and certification to members.

Celtic Cooling Ltd. (Booth B.12)

Experienced international supplier of professional cold rooms and energyefficient refrigeration systems, specialized in engineering tailor-made solutions and implementation of turn-key facilities for every possible purposes within the various industrial sectors, together with a strong after-sales service and maintenance.

Delphy (Booth B.12)

Delphy stands for Worldwide Expertise for Food & Flowers. Through this, Delphy is the company in knowledge and expertise for our partners in plant sectors, worldwide. The knowledge experts of Delphy contribute to the success of our partners thus creating their own success.

Ghana Netherlands Business & Culture Council (Booth B.12)

The Ghana Netherlands Business and Culture Council represents the interests of Dutch and Ghanaian companies. We are located in Accra, and work to improve business between the two countries. GNBCC is a member organization with 100 companies as members.

Iribov West Africa (Booth B.12)

Iribov West Africa is a company offering plant tissue culture production to farmers in Africa.

Tissue culture is a laboratory technique for fast propagation of plant material. Plants produced are identical to the parent and free from diseases.

IWAD Ghana Limited (Booth B.12)

IWAD Ghana Limited a subsidiary of African Tiger Holding Limited. Our vision is to expand commercially viable irrigation practices in Northern Ghana. IWAD works in the private sector for both Smallholders and Nucleus Estates. IWAD’s Farm grows crops such as Maize, rice, soybeans, peanuts, and testing sugarcane varieties.

OTC – Holland B.V. (Booth B.12)

OTC Holland is the specialist in organic fruit and vegetables. We support our organic growers and their social, non-genetically modified, chemical-free growing methods. We are able to supply a complete range of fresh organic fruit and vegetables sourced locally, regionally and globally, every week.

Solidaridad West Africa (Booth B.12)

Solidaridad has built a reputation over the years as a catalyzer for sustainable innovations in commodity supply chains over the past 50 years. Our work has the goal of improving livelihoods for vulnerable producers, while respecting the planet, each other and the next generation. As an international development organization, we operate on five continents through nine Regional Expertise Centre’s. In West Africa, we focus on stimulating sustainable supply chains through continuous improvements in production and trade relations. We operate in Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Liberia and Sierra Leone focusing on the following supply chains – Oil palm, soy, maize, gold and cocoa…

Suba Seeds Group BV (Booth B.12)

Suba is a large producer and seller of Open Pollinated vegetable seeds. It is part of the Verisem Group that focuses on seed production of high quality seeds. The group has 2 American and 4 European companies and is still expanding its activities.

The Netherlands – African Business Council (Booth B.12)

NABC is a leading organization for trade and investment facilitation for Africa aiming to inform, inspire, connect and catalyze businesses with Africa’s opportunities. Our network consists of 350-member companies and a wider community of 20,000 African businesses, institutes and government entities interested in doing business in Africa.

Tikola Ghana Ltd. (Booth B.12)

Distribution of hybrid vegetable seeds adaptable to lowland tropics, plastic mulch and nursery trays and other inputs.

Wienco Ghana Company Ltd. (Booth B.12)

Commodity: Aduanehene and Copa jasmine long grain rice.

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