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Highlights Agroberichten Buitenland week 17, 2022

Highlights Agroberichten Buitenland is de wekelijkse nieuwsbrief van het Landbouwattachénetwerk. U wordt iedere week geattendeerd op nieuws, activiteiten en achtergrondinformatie van 60 landbouwteams actief in 80 landen.

Meld u nu aan voor het Oranje Handelsmissiefonds 2022

Bent u een Nederlandse MKB-er en wilt u internationaal ondernemen? Schrijf u dan nu in voor een nieuwe ronde van het Oranje Handelsmissiefonds (OHMF). Uit alle deelnemers kiest het fonds 10 winnaars. Zij krijgen een jaar lang begeleiding op maat bij hun start op een buitenlandse markt.

Meld u nu aan voor het Oranje Handelsmissiefonds 2022

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EUROPA - Spain: legalization of irrigated lands rekindles the water war in Doñana

Doñana national park is one of Europe’s largest protected wetlands. The berries grown around the park make a definite contribution to the economy of the Spain’s Southern region. The regional government intends to legalize 1,416 hectares of farms with no access to water for irrigation which has raised the hackles of environmental organizations.

Spain: Legalization of irrigated lands rekindles the water war in Doñana

Doñana I

- Romania: Holde Agri Invest targets 30,000 ha farming area

Agri Invest, a Romanian company operating farmland, wants to grow from a 10,000-ha to a 30,000-ha farming area and plans to bolster its warehousing capacities to 40,000 tons, explained Robert Lisenche, an investment manager at the company.

Romania: Holde Agri Invest targets 30,000-Ha farming area

- Slovakia: moving forward in coal farming

Slovakia has prepared a new land use climate fund, and the idea is independent of the changes proposed by the European Union.

Slovakia is moving forward in coal farming

- Hungary: flour, now cheaper in the Netherlands than in Hungary

While consumers are already feeling the effects of the crises and inflation, experts now project a steep rise in flour prices after the price cap policy expires.

Hungarian flour, now cheaper in the Netherlands than in Hungary

A scoop of flour on a board.
Beeld: ©Hans Braxmeier

AZIË - Taiwan: forum animal welfare in the food industry

For the second time the Netherlands Office Taipei organized a hybrid Netherlands-Taiwan forum on animal welfare in the food industry, focusing on lessons learnt from animal welfare practices in agriculture and future cooperation in the supply chain with the key players involved.

Animal welfare in the food industry – Netherlands and Taiwan forum

Welfare
Beeld: ©SEO-LAN

- Vietnam: aquacultuur Scoping Missie naar Vietnam 6-10 Juni 2022

De Nederlandse ambassade organiseert in samenwerking met de topsectoren een aquacultuur scoping missie in de week van 6-10 juni 2022. Deze missie heeft tot doel de Nederlandse activiteiten rondom duurzame aquacultuur verder uit te breiden, in de vorm van business-ontwikkeling of publiek private samenwerking.

CHANGE OF DATES SCOPING MISSIE AQUACULTUUR VIETNAM 5-9 September 2022

- South Korea: agriculture, forestry, and fisheries takes up 1.5% of nation's total energy consumption

In 2019, energy consumption in the agriculture, forestry, and fisheries sectors accounted for 1.5% of the total energy consumption in Korea. The Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy recently released the "2020 (as of 2019) Energy Survey Report" containing this information. This Ministry conducts a comprehensive energy survey on energy consumption by industry, transportation, and households every three years.

Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries takes up 1.5% of nation's total energy consumption in South Korea

- Vietnam: rice exports in the first quarter of 2022 increased in volume, value and price

According to preliminary statistics of the General Department of Customs, in March 2022, Vietnam exported 531,389 tons of rice, equivalent to 262.95 million USD, the average price was 494.8 USD/ton, increasing in volume, turnover and price compared to February 2022, with an increase of 13.3%, 17.7% and 3.9%, respectively.

Vietnam: Rice exports in the first quarter of 2022 increased in volume, value and price