Entries by draad

Climate is changing. Food and Agriculture must too.

On World Food Day 2018 we asked ourselves the question: How do we take action for SDG goal 1: Zero hunger? The world’s population is growing and demand for food is rising, especially in high growth markets in Asia and East-Africa. Together with our clients, Larive implements several food security projects. 1.  Kenya – Aquaculture Fish is an efficient […]

Asia Business Forum united the Larive group partners

The Asia Business Forum (Zeist, the Netherlands, 17-19 May 2017) united the Larive Group partners from China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines Thailand and Vietnam. Companies with a clear focus on growing their existing business in Asia where able to gather the latest local insights. The Asia Business Forum Since 2010 the Asia Business […]

PIB BakeryTechChina: Dutch solutions for the Chinese industrial bakery sector

On April 21, 2017, a Partners for International Business (PIB) covenant was signed by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, Larive International and the consortium BakeryTechChina. BakeryTechChina BakeryTechChina is a consortium of Dutch companies active in the industrial bakery sector. They will focus on improving industrial bakery production, safety and quality levels throughout the entire value chain […]

Trainees from Myanmar at PTC+ Barneveld

From 27 March – 6 April 2017 a delegation of ten trainees from the Myanmar poultry sector visited the campus of PTC+ in Barneveld for training. Netherlands – Myanmar Poultry Cooperation Consumption of poultry products in Myanmar is expected to double within the next ten years. The Netherlands would like to contribute to the development […]

Fish feed factory opened in Nairobi

Today, Cabinet Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries Hon. Willy K. Bett, EGH, officially opened the Unga Holdings Ltd fish feed factory in Nairobi, Kenya. Alongside the Chairman of the Board of Seaboard Corporation and Frans Makken, the ‎Netherlands Ambassador to Kenya. Fish feed factory The factory has the capacity to produce […]

A blue revolution for East Africa (Blog Wouter)

Our global population will rise from 7 billion to 9 billion by 2050. Most of this population growth will take place in East Africa and Asia. That is a lot of mouths to feed. This means that in 30 years’ time, we are going to need at least 70% more protein than what is available today. Think about […]

6 years of FoodTechHolland

FoodTechHolland (FTH) is a public private partnership that has been active in India over the last 6 years. In this movie we look back to some of the successes and activities. A consortium of Dutch agro-food companies, supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Partners for International Business program, has been working together […]

Ukraine Economic Update – August 2016

After a sharp contraction in economic activity in 2015, initial signs of stabilization are beginning to emerge, according to the World Bank’s latest Ukraine Economic Update. Economic activity in the first half of 2016 increased slightly as compared to the first half of 2015. Since January 2016, the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) […]

Dutch experts train Indonesian poultry farmers

The Netherlands and Indonesia work together to strengthen the Indonesian poultry sector. During recent training programs over 60 Indonesian professionals in West-Java and South-Sulawesi gained insight how to improve their operations. Indonesia’s poultry sector Open houses account for >90% of Indonesia’s broiler farms. These wooden buildings often have open water systems and non-optimal temperature conditions […]