Kyiv hosted the First National Forum “Strategic planning of the organic market development in Ukraine”

On February, 27, 2015 the First National Forum "Strategic planning of the organic market development in Ukraine" took place at the Ukrainian House, Kyiv.

Kyiv hosted the First National Forum “Strategic planning of the organic market development in Ukraine”

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The event brought together about 140 visitors and active organic market players: producers, traders, consultants, certification experts, scientists, media representatives and those interested in the organic products consumption.

During the Forum sessions ideas about further plans and the organic market perspectives were expressed by the representatives of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Swiss Cooperation Office in Ukraine (SECO), the Swiss-Ukrainian project "Organic Market Development in Ukraine". According to experts, the organic market development remains important for our country and society, and issues of the legislation improvement and providing more businesses opportunities for further growth are high in agenda.

The Forum participants also shared their experiences and the latest trends in the production and marketing of the organic products in the foreign and home markets.

At the exhibition, which was supporting the Forum activities, visitors could find the current range of the products of the leading Ukrainian organic producers, taste their cheese, dairy and meat products, juices, etc. and get answers to questions.

The event was organized by the “Organic Ukraine” Public Union of producers of certified organic products, supported by the Swiss-Ukrainian project "Organic Market Development in Ukraine" (2012-2016), implemented by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL, Switzerland), funded by the Swiss Confederation (SECO).

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