Advancing sustainable agriculture in Ukraine

Sub-optimal farming practices in Ukraine lead to undesirable consequences from farm to country level, such as unemployment in rural areas and thus worsening living conditions for the rural poor.

Steckbrief

  • Lead-Departement Hochschule für Agrar-, Forst- und Lebensmittelwissenschaften
  • Institut HAFL Institut Hugo P. Cecchini
    Agronomie
  • Forschungseinheit Nachhaltigkeit und Ökosysteme
  • Förderorganisation Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft (Bundesverwaltung)
  • Laufzeit (geplant) 01.11.2019 - 31.05.2023
  • Projektverantwortung Prof. Dr. Jan Grenz
  • Projektleitung Prof. Dr. Jan Grenz
  • Projektmitarbeitende Daria Reisch
    Veronika Sandra Zbinden
    Dr. Christian Thalmann
    Prof. Dr. Jan Grenz
  • Partner Direktion für Entwicklung und Zusammenarbeit DEZA
    Nestlé Suisse S. A.
  • Schlüsselwörter Sustainability advisory, farm management, Ukraine, agriculture

Ausgangslage

Through the project, a (business) model for sustainability farm advisory in Ukraine shall be piloted within two value chains (wheat flour and mustard seeds), and successful cases of sustainable farm management shall be described.

Vorgehen

The project consists of 3 components: 1. Sustainability advisory and co-development of sustainability roadmaps with ten farmers. This service is delivered by a group of international experts. 2. Development of a business model for sustainable farm advisory, which shall be implemented in Ukraine. 3. Spread the information about the benefits of sustainable agriculture, via individual consultations with influential stakeholders.

Dieses Projekt leistet einen Beitrag zu den folgenden SDGs

  • 2: Kein Hunger
  • 4: Hochwertige Bildung