January 18-20, within the framework of the International Green Week the 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) on the subject "Shaping the Future of Livestock – sustainably, responsibly, efficiently” was held in Berlin.
The Ukrainian delegation, which included Maksym Martynyuk , First Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on European Integration, heads of departments of the said Ministry, the State Service of Ukraine On Food Safety and Consumer Protection, State Forest Resources Agency of Ukraine and representatives of the Embassy of Ukraine in Germany.
The main events were the Berlin Agriculture Ministers’ Conference, and the International Business Panel Discussion, expert panel discussions and a high-level podium discussion.
Apart from that, the Ukrainian delegation had held a series of bilateral meetings with the leadership of the agrarian agencies of Germany, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, during which issues of deepening bilateral cooperation were discussed.
On the outcomes of the conference, GFFA-Communiqué 2018, which is the final document of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture that encapsulates the results of discussions in various formats of podiums, working groups, high-level discussions with the participation of international organizations and institutions, in particular the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the European Commission, was adopted.