team: Africa

29 April 2022

Good Agricultural Practises in common beans value chain

Delphy team Africa leads the project: Good Agricultural Practises in common beans value chain in collaboration with Mbala District Cooperative Union (North Zambia) and Holland Greentech, with the financial support of RVO. This project is a follow up on a NUFFICOKP TMT project. Focus is on the capacity building (knowledge and skills) of 20 lead […] Read more…

20 December 2021

The Potato Roadmap Uganda is released!

The document aims to provide a clear overview of the possible interventions, trade linkages, and (business) opportunities that could be interesting for stakeholders in the (Ugandan) potato value chain. This document focuses on assessing the Ugandan potato value chain for the potential market linkages, potential value addition, and potential introduction of improved agricultural practices and […] Read more…

2 December 2021

Proper and safe storage of fertilizers online course

proper and safe storage of fertilizers online course Recently the availability of fertilizers has become a real challenge in Kenya. As a result, farmers have started to keep larger stocks of fertilizers. Proper storage of fertilizers is often overlooked, but highly important, as incorrect storing can be very dangerous, even the cause of explosions! In […] Read more…

31 August 2021

Expansion of management board at Delphy

On 1 September 2021 Derk Rademaker (45) will start as Director Knowledge and Development at Delphy. Within the management of Delphy, Rademaker will be responsible for the further expansion of Delphy in the field of research, innovation and projects. Rademaker will also be responsible for the direct management of a number of business units within […] Read more…

26 August 2021

Game based learning in horticulture and entrepreneurship

A group of 22 staff members and lecturers of Bayero University Kano-Centre for Dryland Agriculture (BUK-CDA) is participating in the NUFFIC supported TMT+ project: Game based learning in horticulture and entrepreneurship. We apply a blended learning approach, with online international trainers that work hand in hand with a local trainer who stays with the participants. […] Read more…

12 April 2021

Start Hortipreneurial Centre of Excellence in Western Cape, South Africa

Climate change hits the South African agricultural productivity and food security due to the increase of extreme draughts and rainfalls. The Western Cape has been one of the most affected regions, so much that in 2018 Cape Town became the first major world city to run out of water. Besides, unemployment is at a record […] Read more…