Development of the national climate change adaptation policy concept for agriculture in Ukraine

Date: 28 April 2017
Time: 15:30-18:00
Venue: Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, 24, Khreschatyk Street, Kyiv, Ukraine

This event brought Ukrainian stakeholders together to discuss options and approaches for national overarching policy to guide and foster adaptation in the agricultural sector in the country, in recognition both of the great significance of climate change for the sector and the significance of the sector itself for Ukraine and its citizens.


Workshop agenda

(in English) (in Ukrainian)


Registration of participants


Welcome and opening remarks

  • Ms. Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine for European Integration
  • Mr. Mykhailo Chyzhenko, Head of Division on climate policy and reporting, Department of climate change and ozone layer protection  of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine
  • Dr. Marzena Chodor, Clima East Key Expert, Brussels Office


Overview of Clima East Policy Project

  • Dr Marzena Chodor, Clima East Key Expert, Brussels Office

Presentation: (in English) (in Ukrainian)


Observed and expected climate in general and specific climate parameters  

  • Dr. Svitlana Krakovska (Clima East Expert; Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Institute, Senior Researcher, Ukraine) / Dr. Vira Balabukh (Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Institute, Senior Researcher, Ukraine)

Presentation: (in Ukrainian)


Overview of the EU experience in adaptation in agriculture

  • Dr. Jerzy Kozyra (Clima East Expert; Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation –State Research Institute, Poland)

Presentation: (in English) (in Ukrainian)


Recommendations on priority actions on climate change adaptation for Ukraine, proposed policies and implementation steps

  • Dr. Valeriy Grekov (Clima East Expert, Ukraine)

Presentation: (in Ukrainian)


Questions and answers, discussion (all participants)


Closing remarks and wrap-up

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