SNV Uganda has signed a four year partnership agreement of 9 million Euro with the Netherlands Embassy in Uganda to implement The Inclusive Dairy Enterprise (TIDE) project The new SNV-led TIDE project will focus on the following four components: Improved dairy farm...
On the 9th of March 2015, the Friesian participated in the Business Round Table meeting with Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Mr. Pavlenko. The meeting was chaired by Albert Jan Maat, president of LTO Nederland. The meeting provided an opportunity to discuss strategic issues concerning agriculturall relations between Ukraine and the Netherlands.
The 6th of March 2015, the Friesian met honourable ambassador Teshome-Toga and Minister of Foreign Affairs Berhanu Gebre-Christos at the premises of the Netherlands-African Business Council.
The North-African Business Council has organized the trade mission 24 till 27 of February 2015. Our Commercial Director Mr. Siebren van der Zwaag has participated during the highly successful trade mission. With the focus on Dairy development Mr. Nagi Iskander A. Masoud Agricultural attaché joined the mission to Sudan.
On the 19th of January, the Counsellor for Economic and Commercial Affairs from the Embassy of Uzbekistan and the Director of the Council of Farmers in Uzbekistan together with 20 farmers have visited the agricultural center of the Netherlands.
One of our specialists has visited several farms and institutes in Tanzania. The purpose of the study (on request of the Dutch Embassy) is to survey the characteristics and efficiency of crossbred cows in the various local climates and circumstances.
One of our devoted senior farm managers is supporting a dairy farm in the North of Almaty, Kazakhstan. In autumn 2014, 780 pregnant heifers arrived at the farm which are now calving. The heifers were delivered from Canada by Bles Dairies Livestock. Starting from quarantine period, the farm manager took care of the heifers and started training of employees.