The Friesian Agro Consultancy BV (The Friesian) is a consultancy and management company specialised in the agro sector. The Friesian is based in the city of Leeuwarden, capital of the Friesland Province (homeland of the famous Friesian cattle breed), The Netherlands.
Expertise of The Friesian is found in the following agri-sectors:
• Dairy farming
• Milk collection/Sourcing
• Arable farming
• Fruit and vegetables
The Friesian`s expertise is not only related to western-based agriculture, it also covers agricultural production in tropical, sub-tropical and arid regions, ranging from high-tech/high-investment related agriculture to subsistence farming. Experts of The Friesian jointly have more than 50 years of experience in more than 40 countries worldwide.
Clients of The Friesian can be grouped in three main categories:
1. Governments, Governmental and development organisations such as: Dutch Government (Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture), local Governments, European Commission, World Bank
2. Banks and Financing organisations such as:
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), International Finance Corporation (IFC), RaboBank, Raiffeissen Bank
3. Private sector companies such as:
Nutricia, Campina Melkunie (Frutties), Friesland Dairy Foods, DeLaval, Gascoigne Melotte, Netagco, Wilaard Group, Bles Dairies, Imlek (Serbia), Krasny Vostok (Russia)
To be flexible and cost effective, The Friesian maintains a small staff of key experts who are supported by a large team of more than 25 associated experts, each specialised in specific topics and countries.