International Congress

Programme

26–28 January 2017, Kyiv city

International Forum

26 January

First day



Organic market development in Ukraine — from the production to the sale


09:00 – 09:30

Registration. Welcome coffee




9:30 – 10:00

Welcome words. Opening of the Congress

Representatives of government authorities, leaders of the organic sector, international projects
Taras Kutovyi, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine
Viktor Shutkevych, Deputy Director, Swiss Cooperation Office in Ukraine
Olena Berezovska, President of Organic Ukraine Public Union of Certified Organic Producers
Victoria Le Khak, Founder and Director of Natur Boutique Retail Chain, Vice President of Organic Ukraine Public Union



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Taras Kutovyi

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Olena Berezovska

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Viktor Shutkevych

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Victoria Le Khak


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Olga Trofіmtseva

Moderator

10:00 – 12:00

Place of Ukraine at the international organic market and its production potential


The role of organic products and raw materials in expanding to the new markets

Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on European Integration

Regulatory policy of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on the main principles and requirements to organic production, distribution and labelling of organic products

Olena Kovaliova, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine

Ukrainian organic products in Western Europe

Toralf Richter, Sector Expert Arable Crops, FiBL, Swiss-Ukrainian Project «Organic Market Development in Ukraine», Switzerland

German experience in legislation on organic agriculture – policy options for Ukraine

Christian Novak, International Expert of the Project «German-Ukrainian Agricultural Policy Dialogue» implemented by the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting, Germany

Real production potential and its practical use

Martin Ritter, Founder and Director of Ritter Bio Agro Ltd, Rivne region



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Olena Kovaliova

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Toralf Richter

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Martin Ritter

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Christian Novak


12:00 – 12:30

Coffee break




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Natalie Prokopchuk

Moderator
12:30 – 14:00

Development of domestic and international organic markets

Natalie Prokopchuk, Project Manager, FiBL, Swiss-Ukrainian Project «Organic Market Development in Ukraine»

What was in the past? What is now? Which trends do we feel?

Sergiy Galashevskyy, Director of Organic Standard Ltd

Priorities in building a company: vertical or horizontal?

Oleksandr Yushchenko, Founder and Director of Galeks-Agro PE, Agro-West-Group LLC, Vice President of Organic Ukraine Public Union, Zhytomyr region

Domestic or international market – do we have to choose?

Andriy Nikolayuk, Commercial Director of Ethnoproduct PrJSC, Vice President of Organic Ukraine Public Union, Chernihiv region

Transparency and traceability, challenges and perspectives – experience of a processing company and exporter

Ivan Tomenko, Director of Agrofirm Pole Ltd, Vice President of Organic Ukraine Public Union, Cherkasy region



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Sergiy Galashevskyy

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Oleksandr Yushchenko

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Andriy Nikolayuk

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Ivan Tomenko


14:00 – 15:00

Lunch


26 January

Parallel sessions


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Zinoviy Svereda

Moderator
15:00 – 17:00

Sustainable development in organic production: forms of cooperation in regions

Social and economic welfare through organic producers!

Organic agriculture – priority of international cooperation

Зиновій Свереда

Zinoviy Svereda, President of Ukrainian Cooperative Alliance


Experience of France in organic cooperation

Ніколя Перен

Nikolas Perrin, Advisor for Agriculture at the Embassy of France in Ukraine


Organic agriculture and ecology in Ukraine

Oksana Antypchuk, Organic Sector Investments Manager of Svarog West Group Corporation

Organic cluster in Khmelnytsk region

Олег Демчук

Oleg Demchuk, Advisor to the Head of Khmelnytsk District Administration


The role of school education in promoting organic agriculture

Tetiana Vasylyk, Director of Strengthening Communities Charitable Foundations

New stage of organic sector development in Odesa region

Леонід Ігнатьев,

Leonid Ignatiev, President of the Association «Euro Strategy»



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Oleksii Kachkovskyi

Moderator
15:00 – 17:00

Possibilities of organic agriculture – from a small farmer to a big agricultural holding


Peculiarities of Ukraine in organization and work of different organic enterprises

Олексій Качковський

Oleksii Kachkovskyi, Director of SPA «Institute of Organic Production»


Perspectives of growing niche pulses in organic agriculture

Антоніна Скляренко

Antonina Skliarenko, President of the Association of Producers and Consumers of Pulses in Ukraine


Mechanical methods of crop tending for different management patterns

Олександр Мірненко

Oleksandr Mirnenko, Manager of KET Ukraine LLC


Successful technology elements in organic farming using biological products of BTU-Centre

Олександр Ростоцький

Oleksandr Rostotskyi, Chief Agronomist at BTU-Centre PE


From field to final product, peculiarities of organic added value chain

Олена Стретович

Olena Stretovych, Director of Organic Milk LLC, Zhytomyr region



17:00 – 18:00

Conclusions

All moderators of morning sessions



18:00 – …

Communication





International Forum

27 January

Second Day



Organic production: support for organic production – from idea to successful business


09:00 – 09:30

Registration. Welcome coffee




27 January

Parallel Conferences


9:30 – 19:30

Biodynamics
in Ukraine

Moderator – Olena Berezovska, President of Organic Ukraine Public Union

More detailed

9:30 – 18:00

Organic production: support for organic production – from idea to successful business

Moderator – Andrii Vdovychenko, Director of State Enterprise «Research farm «Skvyrske» IAEM NAASU

More detailed
Lead partner
SPA «Institute of Organic Production»

9:30 – 18:00

Processing and quality of organic products as an essential part of added value chains

Moderator – Ksenia Gladchenko, Director of QueS Consultancy Body

More detailed
Lead partner
QueS Consultancy Body


17:00 – 18:00

Conclusions


18:30 — 19:30

Viewing the film The Alchemists




International forum

28 January

Third day



9:00 – 17:00

Study tour

«Building biodynamic farm – step-by-step action plan»

Diagnostics by Morris Meier

Venue: 20-A Peremogy St, Zabirya village, Kyiv-Svyatoshyn district, Kyiv region


Organisers

The organization of the event with the support of the organic community Ukraine

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Partners


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