Fifth International Conference
"Agricultural Investments - 2012"
November 8, 2012 Kiev, "President-Hotel"


December 02, 2009President Hotel, Kyiv, Ukraine

8.30-9.15 - Registration/Information/Coffee


9.15-9.40 - Conference Opening


9.30-9.40 - Welcoming speech from Organizers of the Conference

Alexey Mityagin, BayerCropScience, Ukraine

Elena Voloshina, Country Representative IFC in Ukraine

Mr. Jacques Mounier,  Chairman of the Board of Calyon Bank Ukraine


9.40 – 13.00 - The First Session: Will Ukraine broaden Access to New Seed Markets?


9.40-10.00 - Joining of Ukraine to Seed procedures of the OECD and prospects of Ukrainian seeds access to new markets

Nikolay Peskovoy, Ministry of Agrarian policy of Ukraine


10.00-10.30 - The OECD seed trading schemes and their importance for see producers of Ukraine.

Jean-Jacques Herve, Advisor of the French Government by Ukrainian  

10.30-10.50 - European maize seeds market: latest tendencies

Anne-Céline Contamine, Fédération Nationale de la Production des Semences de Maïs et Sorgho (FNPSMS)

10.50-11.20 - Coffee break


11.50-12.10 - IFC Strategy in Agrobusiness Develpment in Ukraine

Elena Voloshina, Country Representative IFC in Ukraine

12.10-12.40 - Forecast of Ukrainian Ag Sector crediting for 2009/10

Alexey Nikolayenko - CALYON Bank Ukraine, Alexey Volchkov - INDEX Bank

12.40-13.00 - Ukraine: new trends in financing of the ag technology, 2008-2009

Sergey Feofilov, UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine

13.00-14.00 Lunch  (Slavianskiy Room)


14.00-16.30 - The Second Session: Inputs and their role in stable grains and oilseeds production



14.00-14.30 - Ag machinery and equipment purchases financing under conditions of banks’ role weakening.

     Nikolay Shpak, chairman of the board, NJSC UkrAgroLeasing


14.30-15.00 - Ukrainian Agro Sector Back on the Investor Radar Screen

Maksim Nefedov, Dragon Capital

15.00-15.30 - Ukrainian crop protecting market while overcoming the crisis

Boris Timofeev, BayerCropScience, Ukraine

15.30-16.00 - Experience of Eridon distributor in 2008 and 2009: the most effective schemes of providing of Ukrainian AgriHoldings with inputs

Igor Lishelenko, ERIDON, Ukraine

16.00-16.30 - Anticounterfeiting: How to prevent crop losses, health hazard & environment damages?

Gerwin Bouillon, Bayer CropScience AG, Germany


16.30-17.00 – Discussion and Questions

17.00-17.45 - Round Table: The increase in the ag produciton of the Black Sea region: weather factor or better technology?

Moderator – Segrey Feofilov



- Tatiaya Adamenko, HydtoMeteoCenter of Ukraine

- Eduard Ershov, SGS Ukraine   

- experts by the key inputs markets of Ukraine

  18.00 Friendly Dinner  (Europena Room)

Agricultural Investments. Inputs