Support to Ukraine's Regional Development Policy

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Insufficient development of dairy farming and low efficiency of agricultural markets (Dnipropetrovsk region)

Pyatykhatky District Council, Dnipropetrovsk region

Development of self-employment and enhancing efficacy of the agricultural market by establishing an agricultural servicing cooperative society to purchase milk from local households in order to develop dairy cattle breeding and promote the efficient agricultural market in Pyatykhatky district

Place of implementation: Pyatykhatky district, Dnipropetrovsk region

Target groups: 853 households/cow owners residing in Pyatykhatky district; 13 prospective employees of the agricultural servicing cooperative society

Project goals: To promote development of dairy cattle breeding and implement the efficient agricultural market, to increase milk purchasing prices by 30% for cooperative society members, to increase cow population in households by 28% over three years by increasing milk production profitability by 30%. 

Project activities:

  • Awareness campaign for local population, training on how to establish an agricultural servicing cooperative society and define areas in which the society will operate
  • Establishing and organisation of servicing cooperative society operation, in particular: purchase of office space, vehicles and equipment, development of milk collections schedules and routes
  • Sharing best practice of all projects activities