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Wed, 5 July 2017

Vijverbergsession: SME/MKB participation at the foodFIRST conference November 2017

Discussion on creative ideas to involve SME's at the Conference "Emergent entrepreneurship for feeding African cities" in november 2017.
Rabobank, kantoor Bezuidenhoutseweg 5, The Hague; participation on invitation.
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Nov 2017

foodFIRST Reader for the conference "Emergent entrepreneurship for feeding African cities"

Food supply for the booming African cities is a mayor challenge. For young African agripreneurs, it presents a vital opportunity:
Supply the urban markets with fresh and healthy food, such as vegetables, fruit, poultry, dairy products and meat.
Recommended readings are being collected. More information to follow. Venue: tba.

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Wed, 7 June 2017

Agro Incubators

In cooperation with Mireille Boshuizen, Ministry of Economic Affairs
Rabobank, kantoor Bezuidenhoutseweg 5, The Hague; participation on invitation.
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Wed, 3 May 2017

Vijverbergsession: Supply what is in demand

With Jan-Willem van der Schans (WUR) on Linking farmers and Supermarkets and Marlene Roefs (WUR): SPAR Rural Hubs initiative.
Rabobank, kantoor Bezuidenhoutseweg 5, The Hague; participation on invitation only.
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