Project News

19.03.2018 | Talks on strategic cooperation with Dr. Olga Trofimtseva, Vice Minister for Agricultural Policy and Food of Ukraine, and Dr. Alex Lissitsa, president of UCAB and CEO of Agroholding IMC, in Kiev, Ukraine.

19.03.2018 | Meeting with Prof. Dr. Verchenko, Academic Director of Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) in Kiev, Ukraine.

19.03.2018 | Job interviews with the candidates of the UaFoodTrade project at the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE), Ukraine, as well as filling the positions with Dr. Oleg Nivievskyi (Project Coordinator at KSE), Dr.Volodymyr Vakhitov (postdoc at KSE), Oleksandr Donchenko (PhD student), Roman Neyter (PhD student), Pavlo Martyshev (PhD student) and Valentyna Marusiak (Project Assistant).

Further information about the project team at KSE can be found here. 

01.05.2018 ǀ Dr. Sören Prehn joined the IAMO project team as a postdoc. He will be a member of the Working Group III "Agricultural Trade and Trade Scenarios". The team was also expanded by the PhD students Maximilian Heigermoser and Olga Polonska. Maximilian Heigermoser will dedicate his research on market integration of agricultural and food markets in the Working Group I "Integration of markets and value chains". Olga Polonska is interested in research questions on the structure and stability of trade relations between Ukraine and the EU.

Further information about the project team at IAMO can be found here. 

27.06.2018 | Dr. Oleg Nivievskyi was participant at the IAMO Forum 2018 and gave the presentation entitled “Revisiting farm structure development and productivity in Ukraine” (within the framework of the organized session A2: Asia and Europe).


Kick-off meeting of UaFoodTrade project.

Report on the kick-off meeting of UaFoodTrade project

20.09.2018 | Dr. Oleg Nivievskyi and PhD student Roman Neyter published the article entitled “The New Agricultural Support System in Ukraine: Who Really Benefits?” 

24.09.2018 | Dr. Oleg Nivievskyi presented the lecture on “Analytical skills and practical agricultural policy problems” within the framework of the APD Summer School 2018.

26.09.2018 | Dr. Oleg Nivievskyi published the article entitled “Individual Farming as the Cornerstone of Agricultural Development in Ukraine” on the Internet platform AgroPortal.

8.10-13.10. 2018 | The Summer School for PhD students in Agricultural Economics.

Summer School for PhD students in Agricultural Economics in the frame of the pilot project UaFoodTrade opened its session at KSE with the Course “Household Behaviour: Theory and Applications”. Prof. Dr. Michael Grings from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), Halle, Germany delivered the course “Household Behaviour: Theory and Applications”.

The participants of the course got certificates about successful completion and participation.

12.10. 2018 | Dr. Volodymyr Vakhitov gave a talk in the framework of the TEDsKSE conference

18.10. 2018
| KSE Team of the Project met Prof. Harald von Witzke from Humbolt University of Berlin and Agritrade Ukraine project to discuss potential areas of cooperation and joint research and analytical work on important agri-food policy issues in Ukraine.

24.10.2018 | Oleg NIvievskyi and Denys Nizalov presented Analysis of the New Economic Course of Yulia Tymoshenko in the area of agriculture and land governance. It is published in VoxUkraine. 

25.10.2018 | Oleg NIvievskyi gave the presentation “Tax Incentives and Agricultural Productivity Growth in Ukraine” at the KSE research seminar.

30.10.2018 | Oleg NIvievskyi participated in the discussion on the State Support Policy organized by the Ukrainian Agrarian Confederation at InterAgro Exhibition.