The 28th International
Exhibition AGRO 2016, the most important state level event of the Ukrainian agriculture, and the largest international agricultural exhibition of the CIS and Eastern Europe, was held from June 8 to 11, 2016, on the territory of the National Exhibition Complex "ExpoCenter of Ukraine" in Kiev.
The exhibition was opened by the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman and the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Taras Kutovyi. The Prime Minister assured that the development of the agricultural sector is one of the most important priorities of the Government.
The official delegations from Belarus, Germany, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway and the foreign ambassadors from 12 countries - the Republic of Iraq, Palestine, Hungary, Argentina, Egypt, Poland, Kazakhstan, Iran, Switzerland, Austria, India and Macedonia - attended the exhibition.
Traditionally in the frame of AGRO were held the specialized exhibition for agricultural machinery and equipment ExpoAgroTech, the specialized
exhibition of animal industries and veterinary
medicine Animal'EX, the
exhibition of horse breeding and equestrian sport "EquiWorld, the specialized exhibition for fish farming and
fishery FishExpo, the
specialized exhibition for alternative and renewable
energy BioFuel, the specialized exhibition for automation, management, GPS and GIS technology Hi-Tech AGRO.
The specialized exhibition of organic products and technologies Organic
was organised in the frame of AGRO in cooperation with the Organic Federation of Ukraine for the fouth time. On 08 June 2016 Roundtable "Organic production - a priority direction of the agrarian sector of Ukraine" was traditionally held in the frame of Organic exhibition as part of project "Development of the Organic Market in Ukraine" implemented by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL, Switzerland), with the financial support of the Swiss Confederation and the USAID AgroInvest.
The specialized exhibition for agricultural construction AGRO BUILD Expo was
held for the second time in the frame of AGRO. Besides, the specialized exhibition ECO HOUSE took place at the Expocenter of Ukraine.
More than 1,200 companies,
associations and research institutes presented
the latest innovations, products and technologies
in agricultural machinery, plant-growing and agrochemicals, livestock breeding, bioenergy, alternative energy, organic farming, and building in agriculture.
The largest exhibition area of AGRO was traditionally reserved for agricultural
machinery. Tthe leading international and domestic producers introduced the new
machines and equipment: harvester-threshers, tractors, multipurpose machines, seeders, sprayers etc.
The group stands of Kyiv, Zaporizhya, Cherkasy, Lviv, Volyn,
Dnipropetrovsk, Odessa, Kharkiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernihiv, Chernivtsi, and Zhytomyr regions were traditionally presented at AGRO. Over 300 national
brands of foodstuff and food processing industry were offered at manufacturing prices. Kharkiv region exposition was considered the best in design decisions and thematic filling.
The exhibition attracted 180,000
visitors incl. 53,000 professional visitors.
More than 35 conferences,
seminars and meetings were organized by Ukrainian ministry, committees, embassies, associations
and companies during AGRO 2016.
Business program of AGRO 2016
On June 8, the Ukrainian Agri & Food Innovation Forum ’16 was held in the frame of AGRO-2016. This event was organized by the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine and A7 CONFERENCES.
The Forum brought together over 350 participants from 17 countries, in particular CEOs of EBRD, IFC, AgroGeneration, Case IH, FAO, Svarog West Group, KUHN, DuPont Pioneer, FAO, Platinum Arabia, Horizon Capital, Bayer, McKinsey & Co, Vimal, Raiffeisen Bank Aval, Avantgarde Bank, Platinum Bank. According to the Forum participants, the agricultural sector will become a driving force provided that all areas are being properly developed, including scaled-up agricultural production and processing, and implementation of innovations.
Brochure of the Forum
Ukrainian Agrarian Platform 2016 is a conference for the small and medium-sized agricultural enterprises, which took place during the second day of AGRO 2016.
It was attended by 97 agricultural enterprises from 17 regions of Ukraine. The coference participants had an opportunity to discuss current topics of development of the agicultural sector.
On June 10, 2016 the first all-Ukrainian forum on high technologies for agriculture - AgTech Forum 2016 - took place in the frame of AGRO-2016. AgTech Ukraine Association organized the venue with a support of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. The forum consisted of 5 sections formed accordingly upon subjects that cover the most topical technological products and services for the agricultural sector nowadays.
The exhibition AGRO 2016 proved once again that Ukraine is the country with
strong agribusiness and high traditional farming culture.
We are pleased to invite
you to participate in the 29th International
Agro-Industrial Exhibition AGRO 2017 from June 7 to 10 in Kiev, Ukraine.
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