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Highlights Agroberichten Buitenland week 31, 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.

Tot einde augustus verschijnt de nieuwsbrief Highlights in een tweewekelijke frequentie in verband met de zomerperiode. De volgende editie verschijnt op 18 augustus.

Webinar EU-Handelsprogramma: 'Vergroot uw exportpotentieel'

Tijdens dit gratis webinar op 1 september van 11.00-11.45 uur krijgt u tips en adviezen over hoe u uw exportkansen beter kunt benutten. Daarnaast bieden we u inzicht in hoe u kosteloos uw exportkennis en -vaardigheden kunt vergroten met het EU-Handelsprogramma.

Webinar EU-Handelsprogramma: 'Vergroot uw exportpotentieel' 1 september

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OESO: nieuw rapport Agricultural policy monitoring and evaluation

De organisatie voor Economische Samenwerking en Ontwikkeling (OESO) becijfert in haar nieuwe rapport dat de totale steun aan de landbouwsectoren in 54 landen (waarvan 38 OESO landen) in de periode 2019-21 807 miljard euro (817 miljard dollar) bedroeg.

OESO: nieuw rapport Agricultural policy monitoring and Evaluation

EUROPA - Spain: understanding the present and future of the dairy sector

Promoting consumption and manufacturing of higher value-added dairy products, strategic collaboration between the different links in the chain (farmers, industry and retail) and improve its presence in foreign markets, mainly in Asia, where consumption is expected to increase the most in the coming years.

Understanding the present and future of the Spanish dairy sector

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- Ukraine: FAO announces procurement opportunity for grain storages

Together with the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, FAO is working on the implementation of the Grain Storage Support Strategy  the goal of which is to provide storage capacity for 4.07 million tons of grain, or approximately 25% of the estimated grain storage deficit.

FAO announces procurement opportunity for grain storages for Ukraine

- Frankrijk: update over SIAL Paris 2022

Van 15 tot en met 18 oktober 2022 vindt de voedingsmiddelen en -technologiebeurs SIAL Paris weer plaats. Deze grote beurs is een bron van inspiratie voor de wereldwijde foodbusiness en een plek waar samenwerking tot stand komt tussen de verschillende spelers. Voedsel is aan het veranderen: transities, heruitvindingen en maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen zijn aan de orde van de dag in de sector.

Een update over SIAL Paris 2022

- Bulgaria: wholesale prices of vegetables rise

The price of tomatoes increased by 6.2% to BGN 2.40 per kg, cucumbers gained 29.2% to BGN 2.08 per kg. Potatoes edged down by BGN 0.06 to BGN 1.06 per kg. Carrots edged up to BGN 1.09 per kg. Cabbage remained unchanged at BGN 0.82 per kg.

Bulgaria: Wholesale Prices of Vegetables Rise

- Romania: ‘fresh’ news about food consumption

Although decreasing, bread and bakery consumption in Romania remains high compared to other European countries. The consumption of other categories of products are slightly increasing.

Romania: ‘fresh’ news about food consumption

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- Poland: flower trade mission between 21-22 September

Trade Mission Poland, organised in collaboration with FCI, AIPH and Fresh Market Poland, will promote flower and plant export toward Polish retail. In-person event will take place in Warsaw between 21-22 September 2022.

Flower trade mission Poland between 21-22 September

AZIË - Japan: successful visit of Innovation mission Greenhouse Robotics

From 10 to 15 July RVO, in cooperation with the agricultural and innovation sections of the Netherlands Embassy in Tokyo, organized an innovation mission to Japan on greenhouse robotics. The Top Sector’s seed money project JaNeth Onshitsu Robotto formed part of the mission’s program as it shared the mission’s objective.

Successful visit of Innovation Mission Greenhouse Robotics to Japan

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- Indonesia: Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak

The cattle market in Indonesia is in disturbance due to the fast-spreading mouth and foot disease (FMD) outbreak. This disease in fact attacks a lot of livestock ranging from cattle, buffaloes to sheep or goats and is classified as an acute disease that spreads through viral infections and is easily contagious.

Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak in Indonesia

- Vietnam: cashew industry reduces export target

According to statistics of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in the first 6 months of the year, cashew export turnover reached 1.5 billion USD with more than 249,000 tons, down 9.1% in volume, down 9.2% in value compared to the same period in 2021.

Vietnam: Cashew industry reduces export target

MIDDEN-OOSTEN - Saudi Arabia: European Food Festival

The EU Delegation in Saudi Arabia is organizing a 2-day European Food Festival in the fall of 2022, in cooperation with embassies of EU Member States and Saudi authorities. The Food Festival is intended to celebrate Europe’s rich culinary traditions and diversity. We call for Dutch companies, or companies importing Dutch food items, to show interest to participate in this event to put food from the Netherlands on the map.

European Food Festival in Saudi Arabia

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- Golfstaten: save the Date: Gulf Business Dialogue 2022

Ontdek de kansen voor uw bedrijf tijdens de Gulf Business Dialogue op 30 september 2022. Tijdens deze Business Dialogue gaan we in op marktkansen in de Golfregio: Verenigde Arabische Emiraten, Qatar, Bahrein, Koeweit, Saoedi-Arabië en Oman. Noteer het evenement alvast in uw agenda!

Save the Date: Gulf Business Dialogue 2022

- Egypt: Netherlands Pavilion during the Sahara Exhibition

Are you ready to expand your market and enter the largest agri-business market in North Africa? Join the Netherlands Pavilion during the Sahara Exhibition in Egypt from 11-14 September, 2022.

Netherlands Pavilion during the Sahara Exhibition in Egypt 2022

- VS: USDA People's Garden showcases local food production

Members of the Ag team at the Netherlands Embassy in Washington D.C. visited the USDA’s National Headquarters on the National Mall to work as volunteers in the USDA’s People’s Garden. The Ag team volunteered alongside members of the USDA as well as Mrs. Christie Vilsack, the wife of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. 

USDA People's Garden showcases local food production

- Mexico: authorities and retailers commit to protect ornamental plant breeders rights

In a new agreement signed between the Mexican Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development and Mexico’s national retail association ANTAD, both parties commit to protect breeders rights in Mexico’s ornamental plants and flowers sector. They however need Dutch and other breeders to actively collaborate, register their varieties in Mexico and formalize contracts with buyers to make this agreement work.

Mexican authorities and retailers commit to protect ornamental plant breeders rights

- Chili: expertbezoek over kwekersrechten en fytosanitaire zaken

In het kader van de Toolbox Kwekersrecht heeft een Chileense delegatie van overheid en bedrijfsleven medio juli Nederland bezocht. De delegatie kwam om meer te leren over de organisatie van het kwekersrecht in Nederland en daarnaast zijn ook actuele fytosanitaire vraagstukken besproken.

Expert bezoek uit Chili over kwekersrechten en fytosanitaire zaken

- Cuba: growers trained in Emmeloord on latest potato cultivation insights

Cuban potato growers and other representatives of the Cuban potato sector were trained at the Potato Business School of the Agro-Food Cluster in Emmeloord. During the training, which will be replicated by the Cuban participants to fellow potato farmers in Cuba later this year, participants were trained in the latest insights on potato cultivation, including on good agricultural practices, farm management, crop protection.

Cuban growers trained in Emmeloord on latest potato cultivation insights