By Joshua Kato
‘Ekyuma kyo mu Dutch,’ The tale of the strength and durability of the Dutch equipment has been told for many years. This is why the expo has been attached to the Dutch ever since it started. The 2024 expo is expected to attract more exhibitors from the Netherlands than past editions. The 2023 expo had 18 exhibitors from the Netherlands, but already more than that have expressed interest for next year’s do.
“We are already mobilising for this trade tour from the Netherlands. There are many confirmations,” Frank Buizer, Agricultural Counsellor at the Embassy of the Netherlands. The embassy is one of the main sponsors of the expo. One of the highlights of the expo will once again be the ‘Netherlands Village’ under which companies from the Netherlands exhibit. Additionally, the village will also host Uganda`s best farmers.
“We shall have a business match making exercise between Uganda`s best farmers and companies from the Netherlands during the 2024 expo,” Josephat Byaruhanga, Senior Agriculture Policy officer at the Embassy of the Netherlands says.