Entries by Mirjam Boekestijn

Visit of Agricultural Counsellor Malaysia in The Netherlands

Wednesday, August 19, Verbos and Kenlog provided the Agricultural Counsellor of Malaysia in the Netherlands Mr. Muhamed Salim Mohd Ali and his colleagues Mrs. Fariha Binti Edrous and Mr. René van der Laan more insight into the Dutch horticultural sector with a visit to the World Horti Center. They also discussed the project with KF […]

Urban Farming Partners Singapore Awarded Funding To Build State-Of-The -Art Dutch Technology Indoor Farm in Singapore

SINGAPORE, June 4, 2020 –  Urban Farming Partners Singapore (UFPSG), a unique partnership between Singapore and the Netherlands, has been awarded  funding support by the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) under the Agriculture Productivity Fund (APF), enabling the urban farming initiative to take the next step towards strengthening Singapore’s food supply chain and paving the way […]

Great kick-off feasibility study KF Farm in Johor Bahu, Malaysia

Tuesday 9th of March, the project ‘Feasibility study – A Sustainable Demonstration Farm in Tropical Lowlands Johor Bahru, Malaysia’ was successfully started together with our Malaysian client KF Farm and our project members – Dutch Enterprise Agency (Mr. Frans Kortekaas), Dutch Embassy in Malaysia (Liu Huan Hoh), Luiten Greenhouses (Nico Luiten), Greenhouse Solutions Asia (Shawn […]

Bring The Vietnamese Horticultural Sector To The Next Level – The Dream Of Vietnamese And Dutch Members Of The Netherlands Vietnam Horti Business Platform

On Tuesday 23 July in Hanoi, a fruitful and successful kick-off round the table meeting took place for potential Vietnamese companies, institutes and governmental organisations active in the horticultural sector by The Netherlands Vietnam Horti Business Platform and its partner the Crop Production Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. A long term […]

Redesign Sustainable Farming in the Johor Ecosystem

The organic KF Farm in Johor Bharu, Malaysia has been identified by the Dutch government’s acting economic and agricultural representation in the ASEAN region as a potential benchmark and example project for organically grown vegetables and fruit by using Dutch smart farming techniques, practices and technologies. KF Farm is established with the aim to deliver […]

Vietnam and the Netherlands committed themselves to bring the Vietnamese horticulture sector to a higher level

On Wednesday 10 April during the trade mission led by Prime Minister Rutte, Minister van Nieuwenhuizen and Vice-Minister Sonnema to Vietnam, Mr. Nguyen Nhu Cuong – Acting General Director of Crop Production Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Mr. Henk van Eijk – Chairman of the Vietnam Netherlands Horti Business Platform […]

HSL and Urban Farming Partners team up for sustainable local greens

Singapore imports 90% of its food – a sustainable solution was launched at CleanEnviro Summit Singapore. Infrastructure construction company HSL and Dutch consortium Urban Farming Partners formally marked their partnership at the Singapore International Water Week, the World City Summit and the CleanEnviro Summit in Singapore. The two partners will develop an urban farm in […]

VinEco cooperates with Kenlog to improve post-harvest management at their farms

VinEco, a member of the Vingroup, currently had 14 farms with 3,000 hectares of agriculture land throughout Viet Nam. VinEco cooperates with Kenlog to improve post-harvest management at their farms. The key products include fresh fruits and vegetables, produced adheres to the highest qualifications of the VietGAP (Viet Nam Good Agriculture Practices) certification, and distributed […]

Urban Farming Partners and Citizen Farm team up to make integrated urban farm a reality

The Dutch public-private partnership Urban Farming Partners (UFP) signed a cooperation agreement with Citizen Farm on the 19th of January. UFP teams up with this local champion in the grow-your-own-food movement to develop a smart and sustainable urban farm in Singapore. Urban Farming Partners are experts in food, logistics and urban planning and supported by […]