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Description

Within the framework of the Agri Business Support Facility (ABSF), NABC organises the Dairy Processing mission to Ethiopia from the 26th of April until the 1st of May. The mission focuses on quality testing, milk processing, packaging, cooling and logistics, distribution et cetera. This mission includes bilateral tailor-made meetings and visits,matchmaking sessions and, of course, the celebration of King's Day at the Royal Dutch Embassy in Addis Ababa (see programme). We cordially invite you to join this mission and explore your business opportunities in Ethiopia!

Important information about Trade Mission Voucher:

The Dutch Government has introduced a voucher system for participation in trade missions, a so-called 'Trade Mission Voucher'. This Trade Mission Voucher can be used by SME's to cover (part of their) participation fee for trade missions. The Trade Mission Voucher has a max. value of EUR 1500,- (ex. VAT).

Some of the conditions that apply to the mission voucher include:
- Company must be a SME (as defined by the Dutch Government)
- The destination country must be a relatively new market for the company 
- The trade mission or trade fair must be mentioned on www.internationaalondernemen.nl

 

For more info, please contact Lars Kramer (lars.kramer@nabc.nl) or Maryn Kleingeld (maryn.kleingeld@nabc.nl)

Programme

Dairy Processing Trade Mission to Ethiopia

26-30 April 2015

Draft Programme

 

 

Saturday 25th of April

Arrival

Arrival of delegation

Addis Ababa

 

 

                                                                                Sunday 26th of April

Exposition and kick-off

Visit to AGRIFEX (agricultural exposition)

Addis Ababa

Kick-off meeting

Addis Ababa

 

 

Monday 27th of April

Dairy Platform Meeting and Business to Business

Dairy Platform Meeting where key stakeholders from the Ethiopian dairy sector get together to present and discuss current challenges and opportunities in the Ethiopian dairy sector. Opened by H.E. State Minister Dr. Mebratu Meles

Addis Ababa

Matchmaking – where we will match the right contacts and stakeholders to your activities

Addis Ababa

Kingsday celebration at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands – where we will also meet the Dutch community living and working in Ethiopia.

Addis Ababa

 

 

Tuesday 28th of April

Visit the largest processors

Visit Elemtu Integrated Milk Industry

Sululta

Visit other dairy processors such as Loni Dairy, Life Agro and another large processor called Family Milk.

Sululta &

Addis Ababa

 

 

Wednesday 29th of April

From production to collection to processing

Visit dairy farms and parts of the dairy production chain including a feed factory

Debre Zeit

Visit milk collection points where quality is tested

Debre Zeit

Visit Holland Dairy processing

Debre Zeit

 

 

Thursday 30th of April

Retail, finance and government

Meeting with retailers and marketing departments of dairy sector

Addis Ababa

Meeting with financial sector (banks and funds)

Addis Ababa

Meeting with government officials

Addis Ababa

Reception and dinner at Agricultural Councillor

Addis Ababa

 

 

 

Friday 1st of May

Individual follow-up

Possibility for individual programs

Addis Ababa

Closing and evaluation

Addis Ababa

 

Practical information

Dates: Sunday 26th of April - Friday 1st of May

Location: Addis Ababa and Debre Zeit

Registration period: until Wednesday 1st of April

Capacity: 15 participants

Costs: € 750,- per participant (excluding flight, hotel)

Factsheet

Reference:
White Gold: Opportunities for Dairy Sector Development Collaboration in Ethiopia & East Africa African Dairy Conference & Exhibition KICC, Nairobi September 26, 2014 Nathaniel Makoni, ABSTCM Ltd Raphael Mwai, PPD Consultants Tsehay Redda, EDBD Services Akke van der Zijpp, Wageningen University Jan van der Lee, Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR

Presentations

Trade mission details

Ethiopia: Dairy Processing Mission
From April 26, 2015
Till May 01, 2015
Agribusiness
Outgoing
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
jan.vandehaar@nabc.nl
0703043618