On the initiative and support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in the framework of the EBRD's FINTECC (Finance and Technology Transfer Centre for Climate Change) programme, a platform for sustainable agribusiness SAF Ukraine (Sustainable Agribusiness Forum) was created.
The mission of SAF Ukraine is to develop sustainable agribusiness models for efficient production of safe, high quality agri&food products in Ukraine, by means of implementing measures aimed on energy and resource efficiency, productivity improvements and technology upgrades.
During SAF Ukraine it is planning to:
- implement market studies to analyze technology, regulatory, and knowledge barriers and gaps in climate technologies in Ukraine;
- support development of a partnership, knowledge sharing and marketing activities for the agriwastes-to-energy supply chain. This activity will be conducted through delivering capacity building seminars/trainings for the agricultural sector, developing the collaborative network of market players and equip them with necessary information and communication tools, conducting study tour and disseminating success stories and case studies through website www.saf.org.ua.
SAF Ukraine business principles of sustainable entrepreneurship:
- Focus on long-term value creation over short-term profit maximization;
- Contribute to the transition to a green economy.
Follow SAF Ukraine (Sustainable Agribusiness Forum) on the website www.saf.org.ua
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) FINTECC (Finance and Technology Transfer Centre for Climate Change) programme is part of a global drive towards climate technology transfer for developing countries and countries in transition. The FINTECC Ukraine programme is created to promote climate technology transfer into Ukrainian markets, developing specific measures to enable local environment for technology transfer, addressing policy, institutional, financial, and technical barriers, and to increase capacity of Ukrainian businesses to innovate in all areas of climate technologies’ development and deployment.
Official website of FINTECC programme: www.fintecc.ebrd.com