Kovaliova: Organic products output stimulates related branches development
08.06.2018 21:44 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of this week, while speaking within a welcoming speech to the participants of the round table «Organic production - a priority direction of the Ukrainian agrarian sector» held within the framework of Agro 2018 XXX International Agroindustrial Fair within Kyiv, Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Olena Kovaliova said the organic products’ output creates new jobs within the economy branches related to the agriculture, Ukrainian Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food reports.
As to her, within Ukraine, along with the organic food products output, also developed is the output of the corresponding technological elements: organic seeds, plant protection products (permitted by standards of organic output), biological substances for fight against animal/plants’ pests and diseases, animal feeds and feeds additives. Of great importance here is the Ukrainian agrarian science. Besides, the marketing and advisory activity is also gaining rates.
It is to be admitted, the round table was attended by the representatives of the Ukrainian Agrarian Ministry, the international technical assistance projects and profile associations; also, among the attendees were the Ukrainian producers and scientists.
«Ukraine has become an integral part of the global organic products’ market; as of now, Ukraine satisfies the organic products’ demand of different countries. It is pleasant that the Ukrainian organic products output is gerring diversified today. Together with the cultivation of organic grains (it is to be admitted, our country is among the first 10 countries within the sphere of certified organic land under grains), Ukrainian agrarians are now also developing the organic gardening (and corresponding processing) as well as dairy and meat products’ output,» she noted.