German-Ukrainian co-operation in the field of organic agriculture

The project contributes to strengthening of the education and training of specialists and managers in Ukrainian organic farming.

Services to be provided include:

  • Baseline study on operational characteristics of organic farms in the Ukraine.
  • Further education concept for practitioners, including basic knowledge and special topics.
  • Hands-on training opportunities in cooperation with Ukrainian agricultural farms.
  • Analysis of existing curricula, study regulations, curricula and material from agricultural colleges and universities on organic farming.
  • Training concepts for agricultural colleges and universities.
  • Training of teaching staff and private advisors.
  • Analysis of the possibilities for creating new study programmes and degrees in the field of organic farming.
  • Participation in symposia and conferences to exchange ideas with science, practice and policy.
  • Study tour to Germany about qualification in organic farming as well as certification and accredition.
  • Trainings for agricultural administrations, establishing of regional clusters for advice and training.
  • Support MAPE to establish a system of approval and control of certifiers.
Lead: 
Yes
Region: 
Europe / CIS
Country: 
Ukraine
Project number: 
IAK AGRAR CONSULTING GmbH
Period: 
2016-06-22 to 2019-06-21
Client: 
GFA Consulting Group/German Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)