Entries by Larive

Solar energy overview of Bangladesh

The country has begun focusing on the integration of renewable energy following the Paris Agreement. Numerous infrastructural projects are being developed that include mega projects and industrial zones. These industrial zones and parks are planned to be eco-friendly with the inclusion of solar energy and wastewater management. Additionally, organizations will also receive government incentives for […]

EPPIC plan to accelerate protein transition as an economic engine

A future in which Dutch farmers grow plant proteins on a large scale and consumers consume twice as many beans and other legumes is not far off, according to the initiators of the “Economically-Powered Protein Transition through Innovation in Chains” (EPPIC) plan. The plan, spearheaded by Wageningen University & Research, the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature […]

Announcement: Larive in-house day for Master students

On March 30, 2023 Larive International and ECU’92 will organize an Inhouse Day for ambitious Master students with an interest in emerging market advisory. During this day, you will have the opportunity to converse and collaborate with our Emerging market advisors. During interactive sessions, our colleagues will elaborate upon our ongoing projects in Africa, Asia […]

Webinar: ‘Opportunities for Dutch companies in the solar energy sector in Bangladesh’

  Larive International and LightCastle Partners cordially invite you to the webinar titled: ‘Opportunities for Dutch companies in the solar energy sector in Bangladesh’ The webinar will be highlighting the prospects of solar energy in Bangladesh and identify potential interventions for incorporating solar energy in different sectors. Information: Date: March 21, 2023 Time: 10:00-11:30 CET […]

PoultryTechBangladesh opens broiler demonstration farm at Aftab

A delegation of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, headed by André van Ommeren, Director International Cooperation, visited the PoultryTechBangladesh demonstration broiler farm at Aftab in Kishoreganj, Bangladesh, on Thursday 9 February 2023.   PoultryTechBangladesh The Netherlands and Bangladesh work together to strengthen the Bangladeshi poultry sector. The public-private partnership PoultryTechBangladesh comprises leading complementary (non-competitive) parties from […]

Sub-Saharan developments

More and more western SMEs and multinationals are finding their way into sub-Saharan Africa, and that should not be a surprise. The role of sub-Saharan Africa in the global economic and political arena has strengthened significantly over the previous decades and will continue to do so in the years to come. The United Nations estimates […]

New project to invest 2 MN EUR in East African aquaculture sector

With a focus on capacity-building across the aquaculture value chain, the newly launched Samaki Poa consortium will improve food security and provide practical and applicable expertise to empower the aquaculture sector in East Africa. Samaki Poa, meaning ‘cool’ or ‘awesome’ fish in Swahili, is an intercontinental cooperation between five stakeholders from East Africa and Europe, […]

Gishanda Fish Farm, opens at Akagera National Park, Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda Gishanda Fish Farm is a new sustainable socio-economic development project partnership between African Parks-managed Akagera National Park and FoodTechAfrica, a consortium of Dutch private companies, with the support of the Rwandan and The Netherlands Government. Gishanda Fish Farm, located 10km from Akagera National Park’s main gate, opened on October 18th, 2022. A bold […]

Top feed industry leaders from Kenya visit Netherlands for an extensive training program

Fourteen Kenyan feed industry professionals have been invited to attend this training program by the Public Private Partnership FeedTechKenya. The FeedTechKenya partnership, established in 2019, consists of Dutch and Kenyan organisations all active in the feed value chain. The purpose of the partnership is to empower the Kenyan feed sector to further develop and support […]

Dutch-Bangladeshi partnership invests EUR 6 MN to develop sustainable aquaculture sector in Bangladesh

Press release Zeist, the Netherlands / Dhaka, Bangladesh, 31 August 2022 Today, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bangladesh formally launched FoodTechBangladesh, a four-year cooperation between Dutch and Bangladeshi companies. The partnership is headed by Larive International B.V., and jointly the partners invest EUR 6 million in developing sustainable growth of the […]