Agriterra, the Dutch Young Farmers Association (NAJK) and the National Cooperative Council (NCR) want to give a voice to young people in the Netherlands and abroad so that their vision and challenges are heard in order to contribute to a sustainable environment and a productive agri-food sector. Together they developed a programme focused on leadership skills, lobbying, pitching and cooperative communication.
On 10 October 2018 young agri-leaders from different continents gathered at the Agriterra Youth Leadership Academy.
On Thursday 1 November ambassador Ngo Thi Hoa from Vietnam visited the head office of Agriterra. She was accompanied by Nguyen Hai Tinh, head of Vietnam Trade Office. They had an appointment with Kees Blokland, director of Agriterra and Bertine Schieven, business advisor Agriterra Vietnam.
The Vietnamese delegation visited Agriterra to talk about the progress of the Cooperative Development Plan in Vietnam and to talk about opportunities to intensify the collaboration between Agriterra and the Vietnamese government.