In October, during 15-17th, the 2nd International Forum on the development of the agricultural business in the region will took place. The event is supported by Alexander Yaroslavsky group DCH (“Development Construction Holding”), Kharkiv regional state administration and Kharkiv Tractor Plant. Organizers of “Agroport-2015” are: AviaBrand consultancy firm, A.N. Sokolovsky Institute of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry and law firm ILF. Kharkiv International Airport is the major location of the event.
The main purpose of the forum is to create the necessary conditions for the effective development of Ukrainian farmers, the investments in Kharkiv region and Ukraine, as well as the improving of Ukraine’s global image.
The program of the forum includes thematic conferences, discussions, expert presentations, panel discourses, exhibition of modern agricultural machinery.
Central topics for the discussion are: protection and sustainable use of Ukraine’s soil resources; attracting investments in the agricultural sector; IT-technologies in agricultural business, etc.
The organizers expect that about 300 companies, which operate in the field of agriculture, more than 120 exhibitors and more than 100 experts from around the world will attend the “Agroport-2015”. Many authoritative experts from Ukraine and abroad will act as the speakers at the forum. Among the special guests: Grzegorz Shetina (Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland), Ronald Vargas Rojas (a leading expert of FAO, the Secretary General of the Global Soil Partnership), Rattan Lal (prof., Doctor of Ohio State University, President of the World Society of Soil Science).
We have highlighted a few of the planned sessions:
- FACE2FACE (an opportunity to meet and discuss further cooperation with the representatives of interested companies.).
- EXHIBITION AGRO-EX (exhibition of the equipment and new technologies for efficient farming).
- AGRO DRIVE SHOW (the demo shows of agricultural machinery and aircraft. Test drives. Tractors contests).
Full list of the main events of “Agroport-2015” can be found here.
Reference: “Agroport-2015” – International Forum for the development of farming in Ukraine, will be held in the framework of the year of soil as declared by United Nations. It is one of the biggest agrarian events in Eastern Europe. Agroport is the only event in Ukraine that is included in the World calendar of FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).