Round table «Development of agricultural sector of Ukraine - Orientation to objectives of sustainable development UN»
October 13, 2016 [Views: 2368]
October 13 media center Agrogeneration round table "Development of agriculture Ukraine - focus on the sustainable development goals of the United Nations."
The roundtable discussed issues such as the international year of legumes and attract expertise to FAO Ukrainian agribusiness; Ministry of European integration support agribusiness projects; holdings role in supporting farming in Ukraine. Also discussed specific affiliate programs in agriculture interactions "Netherlands - Ukraine" and investiynyy Ukraine`s image in the world.
Speakers at the roundtable were Mikhail Malkov, International Consultant FAO, Olga Trofimtseva, deputy minister of agriculture of Ukraine for European Integration, Carolyn Spaans, advisor on agriculture Royal Netherlands Embassy, John Shmorgun, president AGROGENERATION, Elena Derevianko, vice president of DCH, vice president of Ukrainian PR-league, Dmitry Titarenko, general manager AGROPORT, Vadim Bodayev, vice president AGROGENERATION.
Ukraine will actually be one of the major manufacturers and exporters of major products that will be needed in order to feed the world. But this is only one of the tasks and challenges that will confront our agricultural sector in the future. This opinion was expressed by Deputy Minister Olga Trofimtseva. "Indeed it is believed that not many countries in the world able to manufacture products to feed the growing population of our planet in the near future. Ukraine, according to many international organizations, including FAO, refers to these countries. So this will be one of the most important aspects of our agriculture,"- said Deputy Minister.
According to Ms. Trofimtsevoyi, increased production and exports of major agricultural products in Ukraine will take place through technology development and intensification of production.
Ministry as an institution that forms the agricultural policy of the country has to understand the complexity and interconnectedness of the agricultural sector of the production, rural development, the impact of agriculture on the environment and adapting to climate change sectors.
"In Europe, have long started to take care of these issues. For example, what will be 30 years of climate and production conditions of different crops, and how we prepare for the changes that occur in nature. We can in different ways to treat it, to say that nothing is happening and pretend that we are not concerned. But there are objective processes with which we are now working"- added the Deputy Minister.
She also expressed gratitude to the representatives of FAO, which are key partners in matters of environmental protection and climate. "I hope that we, together with our partners, FAO will continue to cooperate closely. Topics to collaborate with us much from soil protection, efficient use of forest resources and fish to adapt our agricultural sector to climate change."