Borderless Network is a Dutch network of knowledge institutes in the agricultural sector with a focus on international collaboration. Our goal is to deliver people with the right international green knowledge and skills to continue our lead position in agriculture.


Borderless Network is a network for green education and knowledge institute and specific partners in the agricultural sector. Our partners are representatives of government or selected business ventures. This network has a tight connection and relationship with agriculture business network and NGO’s, facilitating partners, branch organizations and supporting offices. All these partners have in common that they are approved by the members of the board of BN.

The team consists of: Ministry of LNV, the whole Green Column, two top sectors: Agri & Food and Horticulture & Propagation Materials. They determine the direction and course of Borderless Network.

Members of the board team are:

  • Education: Dick Pouwels, Jan Pieter Janssen, Frank Bakema
  • Ministries: Michel Berkelmans, Abdula Hashi
  • Green business: Gabrielle Nuijten, Ton van Arnhem

Members of the coordination team are:

Aeres is secretary of the network.

To become a partner of BN you either have to be affiliated with our current partners or give a strong comment how your organization can contribute to our collaboration. Are you open-minded and willing to learn with a strong international network and a strong knowledge in the agriculture business? Then don’t hesitate to apply to become a partner. You can contact us by email:




Bovenbuurtweg 27
6717 XA Ede



00316 55 49 39 38

If you are interested in collaborating with Borderless Network, please contact us