Introducing Dutch Horticulture know-how to 2011 Tusnami Disaster affected Sendai area

From 28 October to 2 November a Japanese delegation of 55 persons came to visit the Netherlands to study the Dutch Horticulture.

The visit of the delegation is a follow up of a Dutch mission of horticultural experts who in February visited the Sendai area which was affected by the Tsunami disaster of March 2011.

The delegation consisted of representatives of regional and local authorities, industry, research, and farmers (cooperatives) from all parts of the country, who are actively involved in the reconstruction of the plain of Sendai.The visit is organized by, among others, the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation, Greenport Holland International and JEP.

The study visit is marked by visits to various horticultural farms, companies and associated institutions in Westland (ZH) and Wieringermeer (NH), where they became acquainted with innovative and sustainable horticultural production of the Netherlands.

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