Scoping Mission - Water & Agrofood South Africa

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (, Partners for Water program, assigned a team of two experts to prepare and execute a scoping mission to identify concrete opportunities for Dutch businesses in the cross-over water & agrofood in South Africa. 

The team has been operating under the supervision of, in close cooperation with the Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Pretoria (EKN). The mission took place from March 6 till March 10 2017. Ms. Isobel van der Stoep, irrigation expert (Isowat Consulting, South Africa) and Mr. Peter Prins, expert Water & Agriculture (Land Water Food Consult, Netherlands) formed a team.

They got the dedicated support of Mr. Ruben van Dijk (intern at the Embassy of the Netherlands in South Africa).  During the mission, 6 provinces of South Africa were visited (Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North-West, Northern Cape and Western Cape) and 15 meetings were arranged.