Strategic programmes

NABC increasingly focuses on long term programmes, because we believe trade facilitation is a process that requires continued attention over a longer period of time. On this page you can see which strategic programmes are being implemented. 

MATCH: Hiring African Talents

MATCH is a 3-year initiative funded by the European Union (EU) aimed at providing highly skilled talents to private sector companies whose needs for qualified staff cannot be satisfied by on the EU labour market. It connects skilled workers from Nigeria and Senegal to Dutch companies.

Dutch Africa Poultry Platform (DAPP)

The Dutch Africa Poultry Platform (DAPP) is a membership based platform for Dutch companies interested in the African poultry sector. The DAPP enables Dutch companies and knowledge institutions to cooperatively explore the sector and to promote the Dutch poultry sector in Africa.

Impact Cluster Seeds 4 Change (S4C) Nigeria

Since 2019, NABC and six NABC members are implementing a 3-year programme called Seeds for Change (S4C). You can download the brochure here. S4C increases access to improved vegetable seeds (hybrids) and has introduced modern farming techniques to over 100 farmers in Kano, northern Nigeria.

Impact Cluster KnK - Tanzania

In the 3-year programme called Kukua na Kuku (KnK), the NABC and seven member companies cooperate in strengthening the poultry sector in Tanzania. KnK started early 2019.  You can  download the information brochure about Kukua na Kuku or visit the project website.

Impact Cluster NOSS - Tanzania /Madagascar

NABC and 5 Dutch companies implement a 3-year program, New Sustainable Spices Origins (NOSS) in Tanzania and Madagascar. The programme focuses on improving the spices sector in specific regions in both countries. NOSS in 2019. You can read the NOSS brochure here.

HortiFresh West Africa

HortiFresh West Africa is a programme supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and aims to establish “a sustainable and internationally competitive fruit and vegetable sector that contributes to inclusive economic growth, food and nutrition security” in Ghana and Ivory Coast.

Mali, Niger & Burkina Faso Programme

The programme was initiated in 2016 and has, since then, evolved from a strong, shared vision between NABC and the Embassy of the Netherlands in Mali. The programme aims to connect challenges in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso with Dutch knowledge and expertise to introduce business opportunities in these countries.

Private Sector Development

The NABC Strategic Programmes team can also help your country achieving your Private Sector Development goals. In this digital era, we have developed a series of online solutions, like webinars and virtual trade missions. Please download the PSD Online Brochure for more information. There is also a French version.

African Policy Dialogue Mali

In July 2020, NABC officially launched a new programme focused on stimulating women entrepreneurship in Mali together with Mali Investment Promotion Agency (API Mali) and the IHEM Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (Institut des Hautes Etudes de Management). Please download the APD Mali brochure for more information.

African Policy Dialogue Ghana

The African Policy Dialogue on Youth Employment Intervention in Ghana, carried out by INCLUDE, NABC, GNBCC and the University of Ghana Legon, seeks to generate research evidence on what works or does not work in youth employment interventions, contribute to the design of youth intervention in Ghana.