Ukraine has seen a significant increase in the Ukrainian Dairy Index (UDI) in 2018. In September, UDI grew by a decent 7.1%. This was reported by the economist of the FAO Investment Center Andrii Yarmak, agropolit.com reported.
On September 26-27, a two-day regional seminar of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on the proper use of pesticides in agriculture was held in Chisinau, Moldova. The event was attended by more than 20 representatives from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. During the seminar, it was decided to establish a working group for regional cooperation on pesticide management, which Ukraine will be responsible for coordinating, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy reported.
The Plant Production and Plant Protection Division of FAO has developed a toolkit designed to provide low- and middle-income countries with support for the pesticide registration process. This is reported by the FAO website, according to agropolit.com.
Specialists of the Chemical Review Committee of the United Nations Rotterdam Convention at a meeting at FAO headquarters revealed a new list of four hazardous chemicals for human life and health, including two pesticides.
Over the eight months of 2018 professional milk producers received an average of 13.1% less profit than during the same period in 2017 and 7% less than the average for the same period in 2012-2017. This was reported by the economist of the FAO investment center Andrii Yarmak, the press service of FAO reported according to agropolit.com.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) issued a warning that an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in China could spread to neighboring regions and countries. This was reported by the press office of the Secretary-General of the World Organization, UNN reported.
The Ukrainian milk index (UMI), which shows the conditional profitability of milk production by professional farms, for the first time since the beginning of the year demonstrated growth in July. This was reported by the economist of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Andrii Yarmak on his page on Facebook, agroportal.ua reported.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) plans to begin work in Ukraine on two important problems - antimicrobial resistance and the need to reduce food waste. This was said in an interview with Agravery.com by the coordinator of development programs of FAO in Ukraine Mykhailo Malkov.