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.
On March 29, 2018, Seed Association of Ukraine was awarded with a Diploma of the First Ukrainian Award “The best GR-specialist of the year”, winning in the category “The Most Effective Industry Specific Association of the Year”.
The award is an indicator that the winner acts exclusively within the framework of ethical rules, correct communications, public representation and industry development; and that it has also achieved significant success in the field of Government Relations. Furthermore, it was the first time when agricultural lobbying organizations were awarded.
Seed Association of Ukraine is pleased to welcome a new company, DSV-Ukraina, LLC, that has joined our ranks. The company’s application for accession as an associate member was reviewed at the latest Board Meeting of the association. In accordance with the results of the voting, the members of the Board unanimously supported the accession of DSV-Ukraina to Seed Association of Ukraine.
The All-Ukrainian Conference "New Rules of the Seed Market: The Year of Experience on the Way to the International Practices" took place in Kyiv on August 3, 2017. It was the first event of its kind, being initiated by the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine, Seed Association of Ukraine (SAU) and other participants of the seed market in order to review the innovations in the Ukrainian seed market, the practice of implementation of new rules and the needs for their improvement. Seed Association of Ukraine expresses its gratitude to the organizers and all participants who are working towards a common goal – to make the Ukrainian seed market better!
The Seed Association of Ukraine (SAU) General Assembly took place in Kyiv on the 14th of July, 2017. This event is one of the key moments of the business calendar for its participants, the companies members of the Association, - acknowledged leaders of the seed market.
The Annual General Assembly of the Association members is its highest governing body, bearing strategic importance for the activities of the Association.
Seed Association of Ukraine (SAU) and the companies-members of the association participated in the specialized workshop "Diagnostics of problems of corn". The event was held July 13, 2017 in Kyiv and was organized by the French National Federation of Seed Maize and Seed Sorghum Production (FNPSMS).
IV International Forum on Intellectual Property, IPF-2017, was held in Kyiv on June 7. In the course of the second session of the event, titled "Intellectual property as a business asset", the issue of the legal regulation of plant varieties as objects of intellectual property was brought into attention.
Seed Association of Ukraine welcomes its new members - companies AIC MAIS, VLADAM YUG, and DANUBE AGRO. The decision to take into consideration their applications and to approve them as associate members of the industrial association were introduced at the regular Board Meeting of the association, which took place in Kiev, on June 1st, 2017. Based on its results, the Board members unanimously voted for the companies’ joining Seed Association of Ukraine.
ESA (European Seed Association) welcomes the initiative of the Commission to launch a public consultation on the future of the CAP. The agri-food chain starts with seeds. Plant breeding and seed companies are integral to farming, delivering much needed innovation. We share responsibility with farmers, processors and others to provide food security and deliver innovation and diversity in food, feed and energy production whilst protecting our environment, improving the sustainability of our agri-food chain.
Seed Association of Ukraine will take part in work of the IV International Forum on Intellectual Property, which will be held in Kiev on 7 June. The event will bring together government officials, judges, leading lawyers who work in IP sphere, as well as other industry representatives. This event will be a professional platform for discussing industry problems and finding solutions.