Grow Asia

Grow Asia Grow Asia is a multi-stakeholder partnership platform that catalyzes action on inclusive and sustainable agricultural development in South East Asia. Established by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with the ASEAN Secretariat, Grow Asia brings together companies, governments, NGOs and other stakeholders to help smallholder farmers improve their production and livelihood through access…

Rene van Rensen

Rene van Rensen Title: Moderator of the Grower’s Best practices Within Fresh Studio as R&D Director Crops responsible for all projects related to vegetable, fruit and flower production and post-harvest management and applied R&D.During the last 15 years, René has worked in Thailand and Vietnam obtaining extensive expertise in the development and implementation of strategies…

Menno Keppel

Menno Keppel Founder and Managing Director of ‘Agri Solutions Asia’, Thailand www.datt.asia Menno has over 15 years of experience in developing greenhouse projects in South East Asia. Through his extensive expertise on the local (climate) challenges, he has successfully managed to adapt Dutch greenhouse technology to fit the local circumstances and substantially increased production yields…

Meiny Prins

Meiny Prins Title: CEO and co-owner of Priva, New technologies builds a better world Meiny Prins is CEO and co-owner of Priva. In this position, she was proclaimed Business Woman of the Year 2009 and received the first CleanTech Star of WNF (World Wildlife Fund) for Priva. Meiny devotes a great part of her life…

Jean Marie Rozec

Jean Marie Rozec Title: The future of vegetable value chain in Vietnam : Direct collaboration between growers and retailers Working in the Asia Pacific region Mr Rozec is passionate to drive the Horticulture industry in Vietnam by cooperation: Mr Rozec is the Managing Director Rijk Zwaan Vietnam, part of the global Rijk Zwaan Group: One…

Julien Fitte

Julien Fitte Title: Sales Manager Vietnam, South Korea and Australia Julien Fitte is sales manager Vietnam, South Korea and Australia for Richel Group, European leader in turnkey greenhouse projects. Passionate about horticulture; the industry that provides fresh food, plants and flowers, after being in charge of Australia and Turkey, he is based in Bangkok since…

Harm Haverkort

Harm Haverkort Title: Country Director Agriterra Vietnam Harm has 16 years’ experience in agribusiness development, inclusive finance and cooperative development in Africa and S-E Asia. Strong in building, managing and motivating multicultural teams. Initiated the Vietnamese ‘Cooperative Development Plan’; an action strategy that ensures that farmers are organised via cooperatives and get sustainable access to…

Meiny Prins

Meiny Prins ”I have a mission. I sincerely believe that together we can make the world more beautiful.” Meiny Prins I’m Meiny, an entrepreneur with a story. My name is Meiny Prins. I’m a schoolteacher, a designer, an entrepreneur. Three selves that made me what I am today: an entrepreneur with a story. My story?…