Legal firm Gorodissky & Partners Ukraine joined Seed Association of Ukraine(SAU). The corresponding decision was unanimously supported by the Board of the Association in the course of is meeting, held September 03, 2020. Gorodissky & Partners Ukraine is the largest and one of the leading firms in the field of Intellectual Property in Ukraine.
On September 3, 2020, in the course of the General Assembly meeting of the members of Seed Association of Ukraine (SAU), voting for and subsequent rotation of the chairperson and deputy chairperson took place. Therefore, until June 30, 2021, "Limagrain Ukraine" LLC represented by Viktor Karbivskiy would be a new chairperson, and "BASF T.O.V.", represented by Andrii Kasian, as a deputy chairperson.
Seed Association of Ukraine welcomes the passing of another stage towards the recognition of seed certification system of Ukraine as equivalent to the requirements of the European Union!
The backing of the decision has been initiated by the EU Commission, with the start of the final stage of the EU legislative procedure, which has already begun. Thus, on April 07 there was the publication of the EU commission proposal to include Ukraine to the list of the non-EU countries who can export their seeds to the markets of the European Union member-states
European Commission published the results of the meeting of Section for Seeds and Propagating Material, stating that: "The request of Ukraine is being treated; the internal adoption process is now ongoing and should be finalized during the Croatian Presidency" (that is by June 30, 2020).
Trading of seeds and planting materials shall be permitted amid the quarantine and other measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus over the territory of Ukraine, as it was informed by Seed Association of Ukraine.
On January 24, 2020, the scheduled Meeting of the Board of Seed Association of Ukraine took place. In its course, applications for joining the Association - from two new members - LNZ LLC and S&W Seed Company Australia - were supported. According to the results of the voting, both companies were unanimously granted the status of an associate member.
On November 28, 2019, the scheduled meeting of the Board of Seed Association of Ukraine took place in Kyiv. At the meeting, the Board unanimously supported the application of the Office of the Agricultural Counsellor of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ukraine to join the Association as a new member. By now, it has become a 30th member of SAU.
Seed Association of Ukraine changed its office. We still remain in the same business center at 14 Vasylkivska Street, but from now on we are located in the other wing of the building - Entrance B, 3rd Floor, Office 313.
Seed Association of Ukraine is pleased to welcome a new member – “Company Legion-Agro” LLC, joining its ranks. On the 13th of September, 2019, a meeting of the Board was held, at which the company's application for membership in the Association was reviewed. In accordance with the results of the voting, the Board Members unanimously supported the accession of the “Company Legion-Agro” firm to Seed Association of Ukraine.
Based on the results of the meeting of the Board of Seed Association of Ukraine, held in Kyiv on December 12, 2018, Sakata Vegetables Europe was admitted to the ranks of the Association. The company was granted with the status of an associate member.