Nearly a hundred of experts met in Kyiv to review the work
which has been already done and to develop a further Roadmap for Reform Support
Team under the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.
the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, opened and moderated the
strategic session of Agricultural Ministry with the Reform Support Team and
with participation of international and donor organizations.
The main purpose of the meeting is improving the efficiency
of the Ministry’s work through the development of cooperation between the
Ministry, donors and experts.
"We have clear goals, about which we talked when I came
to the office. Our way shows that the majority of challenges are reflected in
the strategy "3 + 5". What I expect from the session? Coordination,
action plans and timeframes for implementations. We already have concrete
results. However, it is important to notice that the desire
to progress further is much stronger", said Taras
Kutovyi during his welcoming speech.
The Session itself includes 8 hour - panels that meet the
strategic goals of the concept "3 + 5" of the Ministry of Agrarian
Policy and Food of Ukraine. It is worthy to mention that each direction is
assigned to the relevant Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine
which will be the responsible person.
There were proposed following issues to be discussed among
experts: land reform, reform of state-owned enterprises, reform of state
support, rural development, issues of safety and quality of food products,
expand of markets, irrigation and organic farming.
Among other things, the goals of the meeting
is structuring common goals of the Ministry and Reform Support Team.
Also, experts and participants will develop their common vision of ministerial
problems and find ways of their joint solving. One of the most important goals is
specification of next steps of joint activities for the first half of the year.
"I want to establish a project approach in the
Ministry’s work. We're almost finishing the final stage of the analysis of
current situation. Further, the work should be dynamic. We need to see the
target and direct the power for its realization", said the Minister.
The Reform Support Team of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy
and Food of Ukraine was established in August of the current year in order to
implement new approaches to strengthen the Ministry.
The focus of the Reform Support Team is bringing positive
changes and strategic tasks rather than daily operations.
In future, experts of the Reform Support Team should become
a part of the renewed Ministry.