The Holland Africa Poultry Partners in partnership with the Netherlands African Business Council, will be organizing the first "Ethiopian poultry mission to the Netherlands" from October 6 - 12, 2013.
"Ethiopia is currently showing high economic growth figures and this is set to continue in the coming years. The poultry sector could play an important role in this path to growth and at the same time contribute to erasing pressing food security issues," said Mr. Jan Kampschoer, Chairman of Holland-Africa Poultry Partners.
The mission, organized with an aim to bolster the collaboration between all important stakeholders in Ethiopian poultry sector, expects to bring together the key players from the Ethiopian and Dutch poultry sector.
The Ministry of Agriculture, the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research, commercial poultry farmers as well as many other key Ethiopian poultry players are on board for this important mission.
Reports indicate that due to the numerous challenges it is facing, the Ethiopian poultry sector is struggling to satisfy the rising needs of its customers.
Cognizant of this fact the Holland Africa Poultry Partners in collaboration with its partners organized 'Ethiopian poultry mission to the Netherlands' to professionalize the sector and improve the various impediments it is facing.
During the mission, the Ethiopian delegation is expected to visit amongst others a Dutch commercial poultry farms and world-leading (practical) knowledge institutes in the field of poultry, as well as have official meetings with the Ministry of Agriculture, the Dutch Poultry Board and are to be invited in business meetings with the Holland - Africa Poultry Partners.
Source: New Business Ethiopia