EaPTC Belarus – Ukraine Awarded Grant Projects

Formation of the business environment for the production of organic berries in cross-border areas of Ukraine and Belarus

Total duration 18 months
Location(s) of the actionPinsk, Republic of Belarus; Rivne, Ukraine
EU financing
Name of the applicantEducation Institute "Polessky State University"
PartnersNational University of Water Management and Natural Resources Use
Contact personLyudmila Sovik

Contact details

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E-mail:

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+ 375 55 65 94

sovik505@rambler.ru


Summary of the action

Overall objective

  • To promote the organic berries production
  • To improve the lives of local communities in cross-border regions of Ukraine and Belarus

Specific objectives

  • To assess the suitability of land resources in the pilot farms
  • To conduct marketing, certification and economic and technological preparation of the transition to organic production having a high added value
  • To create new informational, educational and business environment
  • To provide support to project results after its completion

Target group(s)

 

Main activities

  • The establishment of regional advisory and training centres in Pinsk (Belarus) and Rivne (Ukraine)
  • Development programs and site production of organic berries
  • Development and application of instruments forming the business environment:

- assessment of the suitability of land resources in the pilot farms;

- recommendations for the transition to organic production and certification according to EU standards;

- forming technology of cultivation of organic berries;

- education and training and competitions for students in Ukraine and Belarus.


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