The Green City can help save lives

Just now, throughout most of Europe, it’s hot!  Not only is it hot now but it has been for weeks.  Even in the greenest...

Even Ecuador has an estimated 150,000 refugees from Venezuela by now

Two years ago, after the disastrous earthquake in the coastal region of Ecuador, many victims moved to capital city Quito, which had remained intact....

Personal contact continues to be of such great importance

During the past 15 years of our stay in Kenya, our trips to Europe have always been short and intense. We’d always go three...

Dutch brothers grow Cymbidiums in Guatemala: ‘Our partner thinks big, that’s for sure’

With regards to floriculture, there are currently two Dutch producers in Guatemala: the Valstar brothers (Cymbidium) and Ter Laak brothers (Phalaenopsis). Jan Valstar recently...

Dutch trainees in Brazil: ‘We are really learning a lot at Terra Viva’

Niels Hendriks (left) and Sem van der Knaap are in the second year of their Business & Management studies at the Westland vocational training...

Mario Rigatti, Gruppo Padana: ‘Proud to be the first Italian participant’

Gruppo Padana was the first Italian breeder and propagator at FlowerTrials. The company arrived with a large delegation. The entire European sales team spent...