Cooperation in horticultural between Ukraine and Belgium

The Head of “Ukrsadprom” Association Dmytro Kroshka met with the representatives of the Belgian business and trade

21 and 22 September in Kiev held meeting of the Chairman of the Association “Ukrsadprom” Dmitry Kroshko with representatives of the Belgian business and trade associations. Chairman of the Association, with the participation of Deputy Minister of Economic Development Natalia Mykolska Ukraine, presented Ukrainian interests Gardener Belgian-Ukrainian commission.

On the Belgian side, there were personal meetings. Specifically, president of Belgian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce; head of the cooperative, which brings together 70 producers of apples and pears (produce 80 thousand tons of fruits and vegetables); fruit farms; representative of the company that is building fruit warehouses; and the head of a private research company that develops new technologies in agriculture.

During the talks, special attention was paid to seedling and control of Belgian varieties of fruit crops in Ukraine; building relationships with fruit farms, which are in of the Association; and the use of varieties that include businesses and institutions the Association makes up.

In particular, the Belgian side and the Association had discussed the role in protecting the rights of owners of Belgian and Ukrainian varieties. This will allow to legitimate the use of more varieties, both Ukrainian and Belgian companies in industrial horticulture.