Development Company (HDC) Ltd would appreciate getting in touch with
individuals or organisations wanting to support one or more of the HDC
activities or becoming partners.
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What I belive in
By Managing Director of HDC, Halvdan Jakobsen:
Already from my
first assignment in East Africa in 1972, at
I also believe in setting ambitious targets and in creating enthusiasm for achieving such targets; developing and acquiring the skills and resources needed along the path to achievements.
When I agreed to take on the responsibility as a Managing Director it was with a commitment to implement the objectives and strategies laid down in the Project Document, which I myself had put on paper. I assume that the development commitment expressed in the Project Document was a major reason for accepting the bids for the purchases, as there were bidders offering higher prices. When signing the Purchase Agreements for Mulbadaw Farm on 11th February and CMSC on 22nd November 2005 respectively I further committed myself to play my role in making HDC Ltd the motor for development which I had described in the Project Documents.
I believe that I have relevant experience for contributing significantly to the development envisaged; having played various roles in development activities for more than 35 years both in West- and East Africa; with longest experience from Tanzania. I further believe that this experience was the major reason for the late Dr Ole Halgrim Evjen Olsen’s repeated requests during several years for taking on the responsibilities I eventually agreed to; resulting in becoming the Managing Director of Haydom Development Company Ltd.
with extended experience since 1972 from agricultural research and
development in West- and East Africa; in particular from