DAR Cahul

Agri-Food sector - Challenges and opportunities

Sustainable development through smart investments

23rd of July

DAR Cahul

09:00 - 09:30

Registration of participants

Welcome coffee

09:30 - 10:00

Welcome message

Alexei Repede, President AOAMP, Worldwide Moldovan Business Association

Iurie Ușurelu, General Secretary of State, Ministry of Agriculture , Regional Development and Environment, Republic of Moldova 

Valentin Alexandru Țachianu, State Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Romania

Vlad Cășuneanu, Acting president of Cahul District, Moldova 

Moderator:
Iacob Cerlat 
General Secretary AOAMP

10:00 - 11:30

Thematic presentations

  • SWOT analysis of the agri-food sector in the Republic of Moldova
    Alexei Repede, AOAMP President, Worldwide Moldovan Business Association 

  • Common market organization in the fruit vegetable sector, forms of association, producer groups and organizations, capitalization of products
    Tatiana Popa – senior advisor, General Directorate for Agricultural Policies, MADR Romania

  • Support forms in the vegetable sector – state aid, community aid
    Mihaela Vartolomei – senior advisor, General Directorate for Agricultural Policies, MADR Romania

  • Management of the agri-food value chain
    Processing and marketing of finished products with high added value
    Viorica Boboc – senior advisor, General Directorate for Food Industry and Trade, MADR Romania

  • Funding opportunities from national and European funds
    Financing / Investment / Partnerships
    Victor Roșca, Director of UCIP IFAD, IFAD Consolidated Programme Implementation Unit
    Svetlana Manole, Head of TO Cahul AIPA, Agency for Intervention and Payments for Agriculture
    Aurelia Stan, expert CDRJ Brăila, Rural Development Network in Romania

  • Export potential of the agri-food sector
    Increasing the degree of competitiveness and quality of local products
    Boris Foca, Head of Policy Analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate, MADRM Moldova

  • Ecological Agriculture
    Undisclosed potential for the Republic of Moldova
    Legislation, control bodies, import from third countries. The experience of Romania
    Iulia Grosulescu
     – senior advisor, General Directorate for Agricultural Policies, MADR Romania
    The realities and perspectives of organic farming in the Republic of Moldova
    Spartac Chilat
    , Executive director Prograin Organic SRL; Co-founder of Moldova Organic Value Chain Alliance

  • Association, representation, negotiation ability
    Prospects for collaboration. Invitation to create agrocluster
    Stelian Andronache, MAC-P, Moldova Agricultural Competitiveness Project
    Viorica Boboc – senior advisor, General Directorate for Food Industry and Trade Policies, MADR Romania

11:30 - 12:00

Q & A Session

Conclusions

12:00 – 13:00

Networking

Coffee break

13:00 - 14:00

Dialogue - AOAMP delegation, entrepreneurs, representatives APL I, APL II

Identification of potential collaborative projects

Representatives of the Economic and Agricultural Department; District counselors; Mayors; Entrepreneurs.

Location

Meeting Room, 2nd floor,
Cahul District Council