Food Security Agrologistic Forum Egypt – Netherlands
Moataz El Alfy Hall, the American University in Cairo, New Cairo Campus. 25 November, 2014
Moderator: Mr. Joost Geijer, Head of the Economic Department, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Welcoming Remarks: H.E Mr. Gerard Steeghs, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Egypt
Keynote Address: H.E Adel Tawfiq El-Beltagy, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation
Presentation: Pre-Launching work of the Agri-Logistics Forum: Dr. Karel Vanroye, Buck Consultants International.
Netherlands ministry of Economic Affairs supports the establishment and development of an Agri-logisitc forum in Egypt. Food security is high on political agenda. Food losses in supply chain approximately 40%. Netherlands agri-logistic sector has all the experience needed to develop efficient cool and supply chain for Egypt. Netherlands food chain efficiency ranks among the best in the world.
Presentation: Good practice cases in Egypt and the Netherlands
1.Logistics decisions and how they influence quality and waste, Peter Verbaas, Frugi Venta
2. Post-harvest technology, Henry Boerrigter, Wageningen UR
3. Automated Cold Store, Yehia Salah, SCFIC
4. Developing an interface between small farmers and exporters, Manal Saleh, Blue Moon
5. Citurs Juice supply chain, Diederik Brasser van Trilobes