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NABC is organizing an Inspiration Mission to Tunisia for vegetable growers. The one-week journey, to take place between February 24th and March 1st, 2019, will be led by Mr. Jan Mulder, who himself has many years of experience in greenhouse horticulture in North-Africa. Mr. Mulder has successfully set up the Grow Group, and is willing to share his experience to fellow growers interested in expanding internationally.  The mission shall also visit Dutch tomato company Desert Joy, which grows cherry tomatoes on 25 hectares, and will be co-led by Mr. Ben Zwinkels of AfricInvest and NABC. More information: Arne Doornebal.


February 23rd or 24th: Arrival in Tunisia. 

Program, February 25th - 28th.

Including: Welcome briefing, information about doing (agri)business in Tunisia, visit to AfricInvest, visit to the relevant agricultural authorities, travel to Nabeul to visit red pepper grower Rainbow and the Dutch-Tunisian Grow Group, travel to the Gabes area to visit Agrocare's Desert Joy, as well as A&G Van Den Bosch tomatoes, and return to Tunis. Detailed schedule can be downloaded here.

March 1: Travel back to The Netherlands

Practical information

The participation fee for this trade misison is Euro 1.500, with NABC members receiving a 250 euro discount. This includes participation in the mission, but excludes flight, hotel accommodation and out-of-pocket expenses. Under certain conditions a mission voucher can be obtained from the Dutch Enterprise Agency (RVO), meaning euro 750 could be reimbursed. Check the website for terms and conditions.

To register, kindly send an e-mail to Arne Doornebal.

Trade mission details

Horticulture trade mission to Tunisia
From February 24, 2019
Till March 01, 2019
Gabes, Tunisia