Eastern Europe is freeing millions of hectares for arable farming

The Russian Ministry of Agriculture wants to reclaim more than 5 million hectares of unused arable land for agricultural use over the next five years. In ten years this can even increase to 12 million hectares for arable farming. The ministry estimates the amount of unused arable land in Russia at about 19 million hectares. In recent years, approximately 1 […] Continue Reading

REFORM OF AGROCHEMICALS AND PESTICIDES TESTING SYSTEM IN UKRAINE. ACCREDITATION OF EXPERT INSTITUTIONS

On February 5, 2021, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine enforced an Order “On approval of the Procedure for the authority of research institutions, enterprises and organizations to conduct state testing of pesticides and agrochemicals” №392, which was published on December 28, 2020. Previously, the system of state testing was regulated by the Order of the […] Continue Reading

Are Moldova’s farmers finally set for a shot at EU markets?

Moldova’s farmers are set to receive a boost from a new project that should bolster the competitiveness of the country’s agricultural market. Moldova’s Association Agreement with the European Union enables local businesses to export to European markets. However, many local agro-food producers are unable to comply with the bloc’s strict animal health and food safety requirements. This can be attributed to […] Continue Reading

The Ukrainian government initiates changes in licensing fuel storage for farmers

Ukraine initiates changes regarding fuel licensing for farmers. This is reported by the minister of Agrarian Policy and food Roman Leshchenko on his Facebook page. According to the official, at the end of 2019, the Verkhovna Rada adopted amendments to the law of Ukraine “on state regulation of the production and turnover of ethyl, cognac and fruit alcohol, alcoholic beverages, […] Continue Reading

European Feed manufacturers will be able to export EU-registered feed additives to Ukrainę

Today, December 2, the Verkhovna Rada adopted in the first reading and immediately adopted the draft Law № 3672 “On Amendments to the Final Provisions of the Law of Ukraine” On Food Safety and Hygiene “in order to stabilize the feed market.” On January 19, 2020, the Law of Ukraine “On Food Safety and Hygiene” came into force, which stipulates […] Continue Reading

Green Light for Ukrainian Seeds to the EU

The European Parliament amended Council Decision 2003/17/EC to recognize the equivalence of cereal seed produced in Ukraine. The relevant Decision 2020/1544 of the European Parliament and of the Council (Seed Equivalence Decision) was published on October 21, 2020. The Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture (MEDTA) was named as Ukraine’s officially certification authority. In accordance with Ukrainian seed laws: […] Continue Reading

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR

Best wishes for Christmas holidays! Eastern European Agricultural Alliance team send warm greetings and wish all our Clients and Partners to spend Christmas Holidays with your family, let success follow you in 2020 and the most secret dreams are come true in the coming New Year.