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1st Training Day Jordan Valley

1st Training Day Jordan Valley

Project team trains first group of Jordan Valley farmers on plant protection The main growing season for vegetables in Jordan Valley has started since one month. Especially in an early stage, crops can be vulnerable to pests and diseases. The local project team of...

Sand Rose Dates wins Khalifa Award for Best Medjoul in Jordan

Sand Rose Dates wins Khalifa Award for Best Medjoul in Jordan

Last Thursday 17th October one of our valued partner farmers, Sand Rose Dates, was awarded the esteemed Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation. The ceremony took place during the 2nd International...

Status report: SME Vegetable Farming in Jordan

Status report: SME Vegetable Farming in Jordan

The objective of this report is to provide a unique and detailed overview of data and offering deep insight into Jordan’s SME horticulture sector and farmer operations. In order to create a rich picture of the context in which the project operates, findings from the...

First identification of potential pilots and partners

First identification of potential pilots and partners

For four pilot product-market combinations (PMCs) one or more key companies have already been identified for the development of pilot projects, , both in the Highlands and in the Jordan Valley. An intervention plan will be drawn up and agreements on the pilot...

Advance Consulting starts Horticultural Pilot Project in Jordan

Advance Consulting starts Horticultural Pilot Project in Jordan

Advance Consulting is implementing a 3-year horticultural pilot project in Jordan. The project started in January 2019 and is financed by the Dutch Government. As part of this project 10 production and export marketing pilots will be implemented together with Jordan...

Our Partners

Advance Consulting

Advance Consulting is a Dutch business advisory firm for investments and projects in emerging economies. It assists companies and advises government agencies and development organisations on sustainable business development. Advance Consulting has a local office in Amman, Jordan and is the project lead in Holland Horti Support Jordan, providing technical assistance, training for partner farmers and monitoring and evaluation activities

Wageningen Plant Research

Wageningen Plant Research (WPR) combines knowledge and expertise in all fields of plant sciences. With this, WPR offers new perspectives for sustainable agriculture to clients and partners from industry and governments to research institutes and universities. In this project, WPR provides support on data analysis, crop guidelines and agronomic best practices.

Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

The Embassy of the Netherlands is the main partner in Jordan. They are the linking pin between the different Dutch programmes on agriculture, water and education in Jordan and ensure close cooperation between activities.

RVO

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency improves opportunities for entrepreneurs, strengthens their position and helps them realise their international ambitions. RVO is the financing partner of the Holland Horti Support Jordan pilot project.

Smart Farm Sensing

Smart Farm Sensing B.V. (SFS) is a Netherlands based agritech consulting company. It provides advisory services for our Medjoul date pilot activities in Jordan Valley, focusing on irrigation, fertilization, crop protection and farm operations. SFS makes use of intelligent sensor data and geospatial information to combat the Red Palm Weevil.