Study Tour: Protected Horticulture and Cold Chain Supply in Egypt

Discover the world of Protected Horticulture and Cold Chain Supply in Egypt! Join the Study Tour from 11-15 February 2024, an opportunity arising from the rescheduled Agri-Plaza Expo visit initially planned for last October.

11th of February 2024
Cairo, Egypt
NABC trade mission
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  • You are invited to join the Study Tour on Protected Horticulture and Cold Chain Supply in Egypt, taking place from 11-15 February 2024.

    A collaborative consortium comprising of Dutch Greenhouse Delta (DGD), Delphy, and the Netherlands-African Business Council (NABC) has been awarded the RVO tender  “Road toward a Consortium on Climate and Water Smart Protected Cultivation in Egypt”. The consortium of partners will organise all activities during the study visit, and advise companies in their hotel booking. All activities will be further coordinated with the Netherlands Embassy in Cairo.

    The core programme consists of 3 days (February 12-14), with 2 additional days allocated for travel (February 11 and 15). It includes two days of field visits to relevant Egyptian/Dutch subsidiary greenhouses/farms, a networking reception, and one Demo Day which includes a seminar, showcasing Dutch expertise in protected horticulture and cold chain, and a matchmaking event.

    The aim of the visit will be to bolster knowledge exchange and strengthen the bilateral cooperation between the Netherlands and Egypt on climate and water-smart agriculture. Such cooperation encompasses an intention for long-term collaboration such as a PIB formulation or other long-term programs.

    Please let us know if you are interested in participating by contacting Ms. Nazly Abd El Rahman at

  • REPORT: Cold Chain Investment Opportunities in Horticulture in Egypt

    A recent study focusing on cold chains underscores the untapped potential for increased engagement, presenting avenues for investment and partnerships that promote sustainable agriculture, particularly within the domains of potatoes and onions. Supported by the Netherlands Embassy in Cairo and developed in collaboration with Chemonics Egypt Consultants and Wageningen University and Research, a comprehensive report has unveiled twenty-eight distinct business opportunities within cold chains for horticulture value chains in Egypt. Through a meticulous evaluation process based on various criteria, the report highlights the top ten most promising business opportunities, providing a strategic roadmap for impactful collaboration and investment in the agricultural landscape.

    Mission Brochure and Seminar Programme

    Click here for the complete mission brochure including the delegate profiles and seminar programme.