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EXPO thematic week: Food, Agriculture and Livelihoods Week
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17 February - 23 February
Food, Agriculture and Livelihoods Week
Worldwide, there is an increasing demand for self-sufficiency in the production of high quality, healthy, fresh and affordable food. Gulf-countries have the ambition to become more self-sufficient and produce more fresh and high-quality fruit and vegetables locally. However, the climate in the Gulf countries makes growing crops a major challenge. The Netherlands have 150 years of horticultural experience in integrated food production solutions and provide a unique ecosystem from breeding and cultivation of plants and vegetables to logistics, trade and marketing. Dutch horticultural companies have extensive experience and have already implemented prize-winning technological solutions aimed at cultivating in a hot and humid climate. The Dutch are dedicated to help these countries to achieve food sufficiency by creating long-term partnerships.