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More money for small farmers in developing countries

At the Spring Meeting of the World Bank in Washington on 13 April, it was decided to invest 800 million dollars in agriculture in ...

News item | 13-04-2008 | 12:23

Fruit trees-a new source of income for Uruzgan

The fruit trees planted in Uruzgan with Dutch support are being well cared for and may already bear fruit this year. This was the ...

News item | 07-04-2008 | 13:11

Good prospects for Uruzgan saffron harvest

This autumn, farmers in Uruzgan should be reaping their first full saffron harvest, thanks to a project set up by the ...

News item | 01-04-2008 | 13:27

Koenders: “Ethiopia’s sitting on a gold mine”

On 5 March, development minister Bert Koenders signed a €2.2 million contract with the Ethiopian government aimed at improving ...

News item | 05-03-2008 | 08:59

Dutch support for farming and the people of Gaza

The Netherlands is to contribute 800,000 euros to the Palestinian food aid programme 'From Poor Farmers to Poor Families'.

News item | 19-02-2008 | 10:25

Foreign Ministry to sponsor scholarships

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is sponsoring 75 scholarships for mid-career professionals from Morocco, Syria, Oman, and Iraq.

News item | 02-07-2007 | 10:59

Verhagen and Jiechi sign joint declaration

Foreign minister Maxime Verhagen had talks with his Chinese opposite number Yang Jiechi in Beijing on Tuesday. At their meeting ...

News item | 16-05-2007 | 17:00

Verhagen in China

Foreign minister Maxime Verhagen’s visit to China this week (15-17 May) coincides with the 35th anniversary of diplomatic ...

News item | 15-05-2007 | 17:14