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Delphy is a leading international agricultural consultancy organization, based in The Netherlands. It is a private company that finds its roots in the former governmental extension services as these have developed from the end of the 19th century. Delphy currently employs about 240 consultants and project managers that work worldwide. The main activities of Delphy comprise advisory services, practice-oriented research, demonstrations and training activities for farmers and growers and innovative projects in the plant-based sectors like arable farming, bulbs, tree cultivation, soft fruit, top fruit and horticulture. Delphy covers cultivation management in all aspects, such as day-to-day crop management, implementation & development of new, innovative technologies and decision support systems; soil improvement plans and control strategies for soil borne diseases.

Knowledge development and Knowledge implementation

Over the last years Delphy developed also other types of activities. As part of the Dutch government policy is to stimulate innovation in agriculture. Delphy advisors are also active as coordinators of innovation projects. Projects are frequently large-scale, international or cross sector projects with a firm basis in the primary production sector. These projects translate innovation created by research into concrete applications at farm level.

Delphy stands for trust, responsibility and freedom

The experts at Delphy are reliable, independent and knowledgeable, they take responsibility in the interests of our partners. Delphy advisors share their knowledge and expertise with our partners to achieve their objectives and improve results. The long history of the company and the team, loyal and highly qualified experts, characterizes these values and provides security, expertise and independence to our partners.

The role of the advisor in innovation is more to facilitate the innovation process than giving advice. Delphy advisors also coordinate several EIP operational groups. Delphy has an extended network in agriculture and the agribusiness. While the core of the company is placed in Europe and subsidiaries in countries as Belgium, China, Denmark, Ethiopia, Japan, Kenya, Latin-America, Poland, Russia, Spain, Turkey, South-Africa and United Kingdom. Delphy is currently working towards developing new markets in Russia, Eastern and South Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America. This global presence has enabled Delphy to have more than 9500 clients in more than 55 countries worldwide. Delphy’s customer base includes the agribusiness as well as government agencies.

Worldwide Expertise for Food & Flowers

Through this, Delphy is the company in knowledge and expertise for our partners in several projects (H2020 projects and many others) in the plant sectors, worldwide. The knowledge experts of Delphy contribute to the success of our partners thus creating their own success.

With knowledge development and knowledge implementation Delphy wants with her partners to contribute to health, food safety, sustainability and well-being for people on Earth by optimizing food and flower production.