At FrieslandCampina, one of the questions that’s been asked the most during interviews by young applicants is how they handle ethical and environment related issues. FrieslandCampina, being a large company, holds a significant position within our society and the world at large. How contributes FrieslandCampina to healthy and sustainable nutrition for all people and a goodliving for farmers in the whole world.
Jeroen Elfers, our speaker today, is corporate director dairy development and milkstreams at FrieslandCampina. He is responsible for ‘ a Better living for farmers as part of the Nourishing a Better Planet strategy. He works together with his team on infrastructures, setting up factories and creating supply chains together with local farmers mainly smallholders (> 100.000) in over nine countries. One of the projects Jeroen is responsible for, is creating an infrastructure to help Fulani’s (nomadic cattle keepers) in the North of Nigeria with their milk production. A small factory is manufactured in Friesland and will be shipped to Africa in December overseas…..
Today you’ll learn more during a Q&A session about the challenges FrieslandCampina encounters within different countries and cultures in Africa and Asia.