Recently Ostra International started a large feasibility study in Pakistan. This assignment will be executed for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and will assess the existing situation in the agriculture in the province of Punjab. Later various projects will be defined in order to improve the situation. Also all necessary documents will be provided to the ADB. These projects will be financed by the ADB under the PPP and BOT structure. It covers the following sectors: • Small scale dairy farming – milk collection centers • Beef cattle– roughage cultivation – feed lots – live stock market – slaughterhouses • (...)
Recently Ostra International signed an agreement with the government of Venezuela for the introduction of Dutch potato technology. This projects includes, besides modern machines, also know-how transfer in order to modernize the Venezuelan potato sector. See Persbericht Mexico 2009
At this moment the first modern Dutch greenhouse is being build in Venezuela. This project is being executed by Dalsem Horticultural projects. The project has been made possible after a successful market research study executed by Ostra International in cooperation with Dalsem and TCA.
Recently Ostra International received an assignment in Iran. For a large Iranian snack industry a large potato storage incl. handling and grading line will be designed.
In cooperation with Kiremko and TCA in Caracas, Ostra International has recently finished the feasibility study for a customer in Venezuela for a French fries factory. The import procedure with CADIVI has been started for a part of the investment, namely a modern potato storage.
During a Dutch trade mission, Ostra International signed a letter of intent (LOI) with the government of Venezuela to develop the potato sector in Venezuela. Recently the first contracts for technology have been signed.
Ostra International executed a technical assesment in the fruit and vegetable market (Abasto) in Mexico city. This resulted in a commercial proposal and advice for potato washing, handling and packing project. PDF: Mexico
Together with Ottevanger milling engineers, Agrix, vd Zanden, en Agrivalue, Doeke Oosterbaan has executed a technical feasibility study in Argentina. The beef cattle sector has been evaluated and the possibilities for small scale feedmills has been studied. Due to the very flexible possibilities of the Ottevanger modular feedmills, a profitable production of compound concentrate feed is possible in Argentina.
Ostra International executed a technical feasibility study in order to optimize the post harvest potato technology. This resulted in a long term cooperation with a major integrated potato production company.