Challenges of Ukraine’s Small and Medium Sized Agricultural Producers and Prospects for 2023

The EU funded and the World Bank implemented program “Supporting Transparent Land Governance in Ukraine Project” organized a discussion on the impact of the Russian invasion on the agricultural sector in Ukraine, with a focus on small and medium-sized farms, the outlook for 2023 and prospects for going forward. Presentations were made by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Policy and the World Bank, representatives of associations of agricultural producers, the association of banks and international development partners. The event took place on July 20th, 2023 in Kyiv.

A video of the event and the PPTs of the presentations made can be found below:

  1. ‘War impact on agricultural production and lessons from the implementation of the EU Production Support Grants Program in 2022’, Klaus Deininger, Lead Economist in the Sustainability and Infrastructure Team of the Development Research Group, World Bank:

  2. ‘Partial Credit Guarantee Fund in Agriculture: status, next steps, and expected products’, Johanna Jaeger, Senior Financial Sector Specialist, World Bank:

  3. ‘World Bank project support to the agricultural sector’, Sergiy Zorya, Lead Agriculture Economist, Agriculture and Food Global Practice in Europe and Central Asia Region (ECA), World Bank:

  4. ‘State Agrarian Registry – a universal tool for distributing support to farmers’,  Denis Bashlyk, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on Digital Development, Digital Transformation and Digitalization:

Youtube Live Broadcast recording can be found here: Ukrainian and English