The Netherlands is considered as the gateway of
Europe and are from origin a ‘trading’ country. It is therefore not
surprising that The Netherlands and Ghana maintain a business
relationship for the past 400 years. The Netherlands has Africa at the
core of its integration of foreign policy and development cooperation.
FMO, the Netherlands’ international development bank is therefore
financing many projects in the whole of Ghana.
The capital city of the Netherlands, Amsterdam, maintains a close
relationship with Ghana’s capital Accra. In addition the Dutch regional
capital Almere maintains a sister-city development programme with Kumasi.
These two strong city connections are backed up by 800 Dutch living in
Ghana and the Ghanaian community in the Netherlands estimated around
The city of Amsterdam is supporting MMT heavily by providing the
expertise of the managing Director Cas van Eerden. Transfer of knowledge
is also a key issue for FMO (ORET GRANT)
and VDL that provide in addition to the DAF and VDL buses technical
expertise and Technical Manager Mr. Ad bd Heuvel.
Manager MMT Mr. Ad v d Heuvel’
||‘MD of MMT Mr. Henk
Click on the following links read more about the strong Ghana– Dutch
FMO – Government of Ghana
City of Accra – City of Amsterdam
City of Almere – City