UFMR Cross-border Agricultural Forum

Union of Farmers from R. Moldova and Romania

On November 10th, in Chisinau, the first edition of the UFMR Cross-border Agricultural Forum – Union of Farmers from R. Moldova and Romania will take place. About 100 farmers (25 from Romania, 75 from Republic of Moldova), as well as representatives of authorities from two states will jointly address the challenges of the agri-food sector. The agenda of the event will cover 3 axes of dialogue:

  • Axis 1 – Agriculture in 6 priority sectors;
  • Axis 2 – Dialogue of Moldovan and Romanian representatives;
  • Axis 3 – Investors, business plans, partnerships.

Forum participants will cooperate in 6 working groups that will have different themes of activity, according to the identified priority sectors:

  • Vine;
  • Fruits and vegetables;
  • Cereals and oilseeds;
  • Animal husbandry (cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs, fish, bees);
  • Food industry and product promotion;
  • Young Entrepreneurs

Working groups will define the most important issues for each sector and identify feasible solutions with concrete short-term actions as well as medium-term objectives.

Along with  “Partnership for Sustainable Development of Rural Areas in Romania and the Republic of Moldova” project the first joint platform for the promotion and cooperation of farmers from the Republic of Moldova and Romania: www.ufmr.eu Union of Farmers of the Republic of Moldova