Potato Fair in Argentina, 19-22 March 2015

20-03-2015

Between 19 and 22 March, the 38th version of the Fiesta de la Papa took place in the centre of the South East Buenos Aires province potato growing area.

Read more

Gitah Papa

VI Dutch - Ukrainian Agribusiness Forum Kiev; 12 February 2015

12-02-2015

Since several years, during the AgriEvent , Kiev International Trade Fair, the Netherlands Embassy in Ukraine in association with ’Ukrainian Agribusiness Club” organise an agribusiness forum. This forum is being supported by the Ukrainian Association of potato producers, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine and the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs. This year, the theme was ‘increasing the profitability of the Ukrainian potato sector. Main speakers were;

Read more

AECF (Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund) new tender/competition

01-12-2014

AECF is a US$ 200 million Challenge fund, capitalized by international donor organisations including the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The fund awards grants and zero interest repayable loans to private sector companies with the aim to support innovative business ideas in agriculture/ agribusiness including primary production, supply and distribution of inputs, processing, post-harvest activities, financial services etc. in any one or more African countries.

Read more

Cattle- and Pig Slaughterhouse and Meat processing plant South Africa

30-09-2014

In September Agriment started the activities for carrying out a feasibility study and develop a bankable business plan for a cattle- and pig Slaughterhouse and Meat Processing plant in the Dr. Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality (Dr.KKDM) in the North West Province in South Africa. Agriment was selected to carry out the study as part of a tender procedure in which several international consortia have participated. Agriment is assigned by AngloGold Ashanti, representing the Dr. KKDM and the City of Matlosana. The promoters of this project have the principle objective to establish a slaughter- and meat processing plant with a capacity of 1500 pigs and 500 cattle per day. 

Read more

Demonstration project / Student wanted

28-08-2014

By the end of September 2014  two demonstration projects, focussed on the difference in using cut and uncut seed potatoes will be started up in South East Buenos Aires province (SEBA).

Read more

Potatoes