Entries by Larive

How to construct a fish farm and train people from 1000s of kilometres away.

Remote communication through the local team A big portion of the Larive Group projects in Indonesia are private-public partnership projects (“PPP’s”) and they are substantially reliant on expertise from the Netherlands visiting Indonesia to either implement projects or transfer knowledge.  This working method came to an abrupt end at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Indonesia gears up for investment

Like many Presidents before him, President Joko Widodo struggled to progress his agenda through parliament during his first term. Unwilling to have his reformist agenda derailed by parliament, President Jokowi announced that instead of revising individual laws his Government would push to pass an Omnibus Law that would include all the contentious laws that needed […]

Indonesia and our local partner Clarity Research

Larive International has been active in Indonesia ever since 1983, working closely with our local partner PT Clarity Research Indonesia, Larive Group member since 2006. Introducing Headquartered in Jakarta, Clarity is a business consulting company providing customized market research, business analysis, market entry strategy and business development and implementation services ever since its start in […]

FoodTechIndonesia supports Indonesian broiler farmers with increasing technical performance >30%

FoodTechIndonesia The Netherlands and Indonesia work together to strengthen the Indonesian poultry sector. The FoodTechIndonesia consortium comprises leading complementary (non-competitive) parties from various steps in the Dutch broiler and layer poultry value chain, which enables to provide Indonesian companies with integrated solutions. FoodTechIndonesia has been initiated by business development consultancy firm Larive International and its […]

Webinar: ‘Opportunities in the aquaculture sector in Bangladesh’

Bangladesh Bangladesh (167 MN inhabitants) has been the fastest-growing economy in Asia-Pacific in recent years. Fish is the most consumed source of animal protein in Bangladesh (22 kg per person per year) and continues to rise due to increasing consumer purchasing power. Substantial investments are foreseen to facilitate sustainable and commercially viable growth of the […]

On the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

The R-what? As the world becomes more dependent on Asia, unforeseen events such as covid-19 affect global value chains and lead companies to rethink their manufacturing bases and supply chains, diminishing trade barriers is an important driver for economic growth. Although the process has been slow, involving over eight years of negotiations, in November 2020, […]

2021 Vietnam key sector outlook

Vietnam has become quite a success story amid the pandemic, as domestic economic growth has been reported. Vietnam was able to rebound its manufacturing sector, expand retail sales, increase domestic demand and improve business confidence. Given its investor-friendly policies, relative economic and political stability, cost efficiency, and consumer demand prospects, Vietnam remains a strong candidate […]

Our Vietnamese partner Openasia

Introducing In 2001, the Larive Group was enriched as Openasia joined as the formal Larive Group partner for Vietnam. Characterized by a remarkable entrepreneurial background, Openasia lives up to its reputation as ‘entrepreneurial investor’. Larger than life brands, including Starbucks, Audi and Lafarge have all taken their first steps onto the Vietnamese market, directly supported […]