In line with the new approach drawn up by the President of Algeria, Mr Abdelamadjid Tebboune in terms of economic diplomacy and as part of the Embassy’s endeavors aiming at strengthening cooperation with the host country, a large delegation of the Algerian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development visited the Netherlands, from August 31th to September 03rd, 2022.
This delegation was made up of executives from the supervisory Ministry, Chambers of Agriculture of some provinces as well as other stakeholders, operating in various agricultural sectors such as horticulture, floriculture, dairy farming.
During their stay in The Hague, Algerian delegates carried out series of meetings with representatives of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Nature and Food Quality, followed by field visits to some Dutch companies and units working in the realm of diary production, horticulture, and floriculture and potato seeds. Establishing Business relations and transfer of Dutch expertise and know-how were obviously top on agenda of all these activities.
Afterwards, a roundtable discussion on the potential of the Algerian agricultural sector took place at the University and Agricultural Research Center of Wageningen, in presence of all delegation members.
Furthermore, Ambassador of Algeria, H.E. Ms. Salima Abdelhak inaugurated a B2B program, designed to bring close together Algerian and Dutch stakeholders in the area of agriculture, amidst a remarkable attendance of officials of the Dutch MFA and the MENA-Netherlands Business Council’s representatives.
At the conclusion of their trip, the Algerian delegation participated in the Embassy festival of The Hague, where local products, traditional costumes, and culinary delights were exhibited, and unleashing great joy all-around the corner.