MSM to start project in Tunesia to develop the organic vegetable supply chain for tomatoes and hot peppers


Since June 2021, Maastricht School of Management (MSM) and Holland Greentech International BV (HGT), have been preparing the tailor made training of the staff of the “Centre de Formation Professionnelle Agricole Manouba” regarding the development of the supply chain for biological tomatoes and hot peppers in Tunisia.

The training program will consist of three components:

a) Bio-horticulture and IT, choice of seeds, nursery and seedlings, soil preparation and fertilization, integrated pest and disease control, irrigation, greenhouse cultivation, post-harvest handling (storage, cooling, packaging and logistics)

b) Introduction to entrepreneurship and small business development including business models, governance, recruitment and HR, finance, marketing and sales, preparation of annual reports / audit by accountants, certification

c) Introduction to pedagogical knowledge and skills including e-learning and the fundamental ICT requirements for online education

The project is managed by Senior Project Consultant André Dellevoet from MSM and the Tunisian Agence de Vulgarisation et de Formation Agricole (AVFA).

Orange Knowledge Programme
This Tailor-Made-Training is part of the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) which is funded by the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and managed by Nuffic. For more information click here.

MSM's International Projects and Consultancies Department

This workshop is part of MSM’s International Project and Consultancies Department. The department is an is an expert centre on local economic development in emerging and developing markets.‚Äč We capacitate managers and professionals from government, private sector, NGOs, and post-secondary education in Africa, Asia, Middle East, and Latin America. We offer consultancy and customized training programs, and we manage complex projects in key sectors, e.g. water, agriculture and health. For more information click here.