Ukraine and the Netherlands: Together we can feed the world

Business Ukraine magazine published a special edition of Netherlands in Ukraine. Part of the special is an article by the agricultural counselors office on Dutch Ukrainian cooperation in agriculture. The Netherlands is the leading EU importer of Ukrainian agricultural products and ranks third worldwide while Dutch innovations and expertise may also help Ukraine realize the country's boundless agribusiness potential.

Carolien Spaans in funny potato dress made in Ukraine
©NL embassy in UA

" My first visit after beginning work as Agricultural Counsellor at the Netherlands Embassy in Ukraine in the summer of 2016 was to a potato day. It was to prove the first of many more such potato-related trips. My travels took me everywhere from practical workshops in the field, to growers and their storage facilities around Ukraine, and then on to the Dutch-Ukrainian Potato Forum in Kyiv.

Some readers might assume that these visits are one of the less interesting parts of my job, but they would be very much mistaken! The simple potato is a hot crop...."

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