On October 10-12, 2019, the XII International Forum “Agroport East Kharkiv 2019” was held at the terminal “C” of Kharkiv International Airport. The Agroport is one of the largest activities of the agroindustry in Eastern Europe, focused on large and medium-sized farmers and owners of the eastern regions in order to establish new business relations, conclude contracts, seek new directions for agricultural development. The Forum was organized by the KRSA AgroIndustrial Development Department and Aviabrand LLC. Representatives of the Ministry of Agropolicy and Food of Ukraine, Kharkiv Region State Administration, PU “Slobozhanski Strategies”, ICC Ukraine Kharkiv, agroproducers, students of agro Institution of higher education and other were participated.
In 2019, the Forum was focused on sustainable development (SDG) of rural areas, covering a range of issues and problems from economic diversification at the community level to the social sphere and food safety.
The Scientific and Practical Conference on Soils and Food Security, Seminars and Roundtables on Organic Production, Modern Trends in Poreform Development and Topical Issues in the Agrarian sector were held. In the evening of October 10, the award ceremony of leaders’ honors of the Agrarian Branch of Kharkiv Region in KNAOBT also was taken place. The program of the second day of the International Forum was included the III Oil and Fat Conference, the International Conference “Springboard for the Walnut Business. Main drivers of nut business development and prospects in Ukraine and in the world”, Roundtable on Beekeeping, Series of Seminars and Workshops Cheese Lecture , Training on launching a family farm “Rabbit – Weekend Business”. All three days within the framework of the Forum there was a fair “Slobozhanska farm”.