The workshop on the “Potential for Agricultural Finance in Ukraine” was held in Kyiv on Thursday, 6 September 2012 at the Expocenter of Ukraine in the context of the AGRO 2012 International Agricultural Fair.
The workshop provided insights into the current structure and main characteristics of the supply and demand sides of financial services in Ukraine’s agricultural sector. The study on agricultural finance in Ukraine conducted in the second half of 2011 by the EFSE Development Facility, the technical assistance arm of the EFSE, was presented at the workshop.
By bringing together more than 70 participants representing both the supply and demand sides, the workshop offered a lively discussion on the opportunities and challenges facing agricultural finance. It also pointed to solutions for the sustainable provision of financial services to the currently underserved agricultural sector.