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Market trends Amman Central Vegetable Market – August-September

Market trends Amman Central Vegetable Market – August-September

Holland Horti Support Jordan has monitored price developments of key vegetable crops during the months August and September 2020. With the right market information and understanding of local and export market demands, you can use market trends to your advantage. Doing...

Market trends Amman Central Vegetable Market

Market trends Amman Central Vegetable Market

HollandHortiSupportJordan has monitored price developments of key vegetable crops during May - August 2020. With the right market information and understanding of local and export market demands, you can use market trends to your advantage. Doing your own market...

Resistant Varieties for vegetable crops

Resistant Varieties for vegetable crops

Deciding on the right starting material for your growing season is crucial. Pathogens like diseases, pests and virus can ruin your entire crop if left unchecked, or if you are working with a vulnerable variety. Prevention is often better than the cure. The most...

Fertilization advice improves lettuce yields for al Sukhnah region

Fertilization advice improves lettuce yields for al Sukhnah region

The al Sukhnah region next to Zarqa river is known for its leafy crops, mostly during the hot Summer months. It is a key area, 40 km North of Amman, in providing fresh produce for Jordanians and trading partners in Middle Eastern markets. One of our partner farmers,...

Jordan Valley farmers start taking soil samples

Jordan Valley farmers start taking soil samples

After a well-attended training on soil preparation and fertilization practices in January, February 20th training focused on the more practical application of this knowledge. With the help of Wageningen University & Research (WUR) agronomist Herman de Putter, 14...

Curious farmers trained on fertilization

Curious farmers trained on fertilization

More than 40 farmers and their staff were trained on 14, 15 and 16 January in Jordan Valley, Greater Amman Highlands and the Northern Highlands. Nearly all partner farmers made time to discuss amongst each other, and to learn from senior agronomist and expert on...

Cooperation with Medjoul date farmers launched

Cooperation with Medjoul date farmers launched

The harvest has just finished, but together with our partner organization Smart Farm Sensing we are already preparing our support for the next year of Medjoul date growing. Since November this year, our pilot activities to support the Medjoul date sector in Jordan...

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...

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.