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Seaweed Harvest
12 April 2017

Sustainability The Hague Innovators Challenge

At Proefboerderij Scheveningen the seaweed has grown visibly since October 2016. Hence, Noordzeeboerderij, one of the winners of the The Hague Innovators Challenge 2016, will harvest the first seaweed in april. During the ‘Seaweed Harvest’ on April 12 , the Noordzeeboerderij  will show new developments and show you the delicious seaweed. You can also taste the seaweed! ‘We are very proud to have […]

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The Hague Innovators winner Noordzeeboerderij:“Our seaweeds look beautiful”

Collaboration Global challenges Sustainability

Startup Noordzeeboerderij was one of the proud winners of the The Hague Innovators competition last year. They used their prize money to develop seaweed cultivation off the coast of The Hague. We talked to founder Koen Van Swam and asked him to reflect on 2016. Noordzeeboerderij won first prize in the The Hague Innovators competition of […]

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Meet Green Banana:The Hague-based social entrepreneur positively impacts Ugandan farmers

Research Social innovation Sustainability

He was disillusioned by working in international development for years. Then Sean Patrick decided to take matters into his own hands. He took to producing green banana pasta, while positively impacting small-scale farmers in Uganda. The Hague-based social enterprise Green Banana is now a fact. Ugandan-born Sean Patrick came to The Hague to pursue his Master’s degree in […]

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Nederland, Groningen, 06-04-'16; Een vrouw stemt met haar dochter in buurtcentrum Poortershoes tijdens het referendum voor het associatieverdrag met Oekraine.  Foto: Kees van de Veen Voters in the Netherlands are going to the polls in a national referendum on economic and political ties with Ukraine, a vote widely seen as a test of anti-European Union sentiment. Nederland, Groningen, 06-04-'16; Een vrouw stemt met haar dochter in buurtcentrum Poortershoes tijdens het referendum voor het associatieverdrag met Oekraine.  Foto: Kees van de Veen Voters in the Netherlands are going to the polls in a national referendum on economic and political ties with Ukraine, a vote widely seen as a test of anti-European Union sentiment.

ASN Live – in debat:a debate about the next generation’s future
22 February 2017

Sustainability

The next generations’ future On March 15  the Dutch citizens will choose a new parliament. The outcome of the elections will influence the future of our country. During ASN Live: in debat on Wednesday February 22 2017 at the Haagse Hogeschool, students, politically active young people and sustainable entrepreneurs will discuss on subjects that can make the difference for young people and […]

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