Urgent call for Dutch horticulture expertise in Saudi Arabia
A major Saudi company, with sufficient funds available is looking for a Dutch expertise in indoor farms and greenhouses.
The Saudi Arabian company is looking for a Dutch partner who can deliver the following:
- Design of an advanced vertical farm;
- Most probably design of a high tech greenhouse;
- Building both of the above mentioned
- Transfer and operate for at least 3/6/12/18 months (term negotiable), on BOT basis.
The KSA company plans to build 100 ha of indoor farms / greenhouses, considering clusters of 5/7/12 hectare. They are also looking for a strategic cooperation with designers and operators from indoor farming/greenhouses, for sorting and grading and temperature controlled handling.
The execution of the building phase should start before the end of the year 2020. The CEO of the Saudi company will visit The Netherlands in the beginning of November. Visa arrangements for Saudi Arabia for the (potential) Dutch companies to be involved, will be arranged.
If you are interested, please react, at the latest on October 27 to RIY-LNV@minbuza.nl.
Erik Smidt - Agricultural Counsellor to the Gulf Region