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Update of CUCC-CUTIS activities in 2018

Update of CUCC-CUTIS activities in 2018

Canada’s leading Ukrainian-Canadian newspaper, The New Pathway Ukrainian News, published a feature article about CUTIS Project – an initiative of CUCC funded by Global Affairs Canada. Please find the whole text below. Update of CUTIS activities in 2018 The Canada-Ukraine Trade and Investment Support (CUTIS) Project is a five-year development assistance project undertaken with the ... Read More
 
Caught in Russia-Ukraine storm: a cargo ship and tonnes of grain

Caught in Russia-Ukraine storm: a cargo ship and tonnes of grain

BERDYANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – When the Island Bay cargo ship arrived from Beirut at the Kerch Strait, gateway to the Azov Sea, it sailed into a perfect storm of geopolitics and bad weather. Cranes and ships are seen in the Azov Sea port of Berdyansk, Ukraine November 30, 2018. Picture taken November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb ... Read More
 
Ukraine’s agriculture exports can pass record-breaking $18 billion in 2018

Ukraine’s agriculture exports can pass record-breaking $18 billion in 2018

Experts are predicting that Ukrainian agriculture exports could reach or exceed a record-breaking $18 billion by the end of 2018, thanks in large part to growing demand from Asia, especially India. According to official data, 2012 holds the current record for Ukrainian agricultural exports with $17.9 billion in international sales. From January through to October ... Read More
 
World Bank: Value of Ukraine’s land to triple if farmland sales permitted

World Bank: Value of Ukraine’s land to triple if farmland sales permitted

By Natalia Datskevych. The value of Ukraine’s land will triple, to $3,500 per hectare, if Ukraine cancels restrictions on land ownership, the World Bank believes. Satu Kahkonen, World Bank country director for Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine, told news agency Bloomberg in a story published on May 7 that the country’s budget is losing billions of ... Read More
 
Canadian-made “barber” trims Ukrainian fields

Canadian-made “barber” trims Ukrainian fields

By Brigitte Audet-Martin One tell-tale sign that your company has “made it” in another country is that your product becomes so popular it gets a nickname. That’s what happened to Saskatchewan’s Schulte Industries Ltd. in Ukraine, where their rotary cutter is known as “the Barber of the fields.” (Photo courtesy of Schulte Industries Ltd.) Based in Englefeld, Sask., ... Read More
 
On investment in Ukraine’s agriculture

On investment in Ukraine’s agriculture

In the recent years, economic growth of Ukraine has become critically dependent on the agricultural sector’s prospects. In 2010-2016, the industrial share in the country’s GDP dropped from 31.3% to 26.3% (down 5 p.p.), while the agriculture’s contribution grew from 8.3% to 14.4% (up 6 p.p.). Over the three years (2014-2016), the export share of ... Read More
 
Smart agriculture in Ukraine: IT innovations for sustainable farming

Smart agriculture in Ukraine: IT innovations for sustainable farming

Ukrainian start-ups are rushing to stake out the most profitable market niches in the agricultural sector, while venture investors foretell a bright future for agro-technologies, though showing no haste to invest in them. Meanwhile, some agro-corporations are already building their businesses on IT solutions of local developers. So, what is going on in the agtech ... Read More