Round Table "Organic production: legislative initiatives"

Round Table "Organic production: legislative initiatives"


On November 28, 2017 in Kyiv city (Mytropolyta Vasylia Lypkivskogo Street, 35, Orkhutskyi centre, 1st floor, room 103) Round Table "Organic production: legislative initiatives" took place.


The following topics were discussed:

  1. Proposed amendments and additions to the Draft Law "On general principles and standards of organic production, circulation and labeling of organic products" (№ 5448).
  2. Priorities for the upcoming period to further development of organic sector of Ukraine.

Download the program of the event (in Ukrainian).

Natalie Prokopchuk, Project Manager of the Swiss-Ukrainian project "Organic Market Development in Ukraine", during the expert discussion stressed the importance of writing in the draft law more clearly about less than 5% of permitted non-organic ingredients and cleaning products in order to avoid misunderstanding or misinterpretation. More detailed proposals from the project experts were submitted to the Organic Working Group under the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.