On February 17, 2021, with the support of the World Pulses Confederation (GPC), a special daytime online conference
On June 25, 2020, was held a meeting of the board members of the Public Association “Community Of Pulse Producers And Customers Of Ukraine” (CPPCU).
From the 18th till the 20th of February Director of the Ukrainian Pulse Association Mykola Varenik and manager Alina Zrazhevskaya visited the АgroSpring 2020
Ms. Antonina Sklyarenko, the President of the Ukrainian Pulse Association, together with her team, visited one of the world's largest food industry exhibitions, which annually gathers more than 100 thousand visitors from 200 countries of the world on the one site -"GULFOOD 2020".
Friends, partners, and members of Ukrainian Pulse Association have met to celebrate together World Pulses Day. An agenda was: speech on the topic “Pulses: sustainable and profitable business”; discourse about new pea protein products; tasting of pulses dishes.
On January 31, 2020 was held annual meeting of members of the Public Association "Community of Pulse Producers and Consumers of Ukraine".
An agenda was the President's report about the activity of the Pulse Association in 2019 and the approval of the 2020 activity plan.
On November 28th in Kyiv was held the II Saudi-Ukrainian Agrarian Business Investment Forum, which was visited by the Public Association "Community of Pulse Producers and Consumers of Ukraine".
On November 14th, 2019, the VI International Conference “Organic Processing and Sales” was held in Kiev, organized by the Public Union “Organic Ukraine”
On 30th of October in Kiev was held the XVIII International Conference “Fat-and-Oil Industry - 2019”, organized by IA APK-Inform. The conference was attended by the Public Association "Community of Pulse Producers and Consumers of Ukraine".
From 5th to 9th of October , the city of Cologne, Germany, hosted the leading world fair of food trade, food markets and catering Anuga 2019. The fair was visited by the Public Association "Community of Pulse Producers and Consumers of Ukraine"
On the 19th -20th September, the third international conference Kazakh Grain Export 2019 was held in Istanbul. The conference was dedicated to the development of the Kazakhstan crop market and the promotion of agricultural products on foreign markets.
Soybean Field Day 2019 was held on September 12th at the Astarta Select Research Center in the village of Kushelevka, Khmelnitsky District, Vinnytsia Region. Public Association "Community of Pulse Producers and Consumers of Ukraine" took part as a partner of this event.
On 5th of September the Public Association "Community of Pulse Producers and Consumers of Ukraine" attended the VII International Conference “Black Sea Oil Trade-2019” in Kiev. The organizer - the company "UkrAgroConsult", invited the leading representatives of agribusiness to discuss the prospects and directions of development of the oil sector of the world market and Ukraine.
On 2nd of August 2019 in the village of Panfily, Yagotinsky district, Kiev region, with the support of the general sponsor Eurosem, Public Association "Community of Pulse Producers and Consumers of Ukraine" and the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, was held the Knowledge Field event. The event shows the results of the protection and nutrition of crops such as corn, chickpeas, legumes, grains, buckwheat, and the effects of various bacterial, mycological and nutritional complexes designed specifically to improve the yield of these crops.
From 18th to 20th of July in the Kherson region was held a large-scale agro event Agroport South Kherson 2019, which was visited by the Public Association "Community of Pulse Producers and Consumers of Ukraine".
From June 10 to June 13, 2019, the World Pulse Congress was taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Non-Governmental Organization “Community of Pulse Manufacturers and Consumers of Ukraine” represented by the President Skliarenko Antonina took part in it as a member of the board of the Global Pulse Confederation (GPC) and enjoyed the strategic novelties in the area of culture, innovative business-ideas and unprecedented network possibilities.
Also, on the sidelines of the World Pulse Congress MOU (the Memorandum on Cooperation) was signed with China Chamber of Commerce of Import & Export of Foodstuffs, Native Produce & Animal By-Products (CFNA) with the purpose of amplification of cooperation in the area of pulse trade and investments.
The question number one was the access of our pea to the market of China. This is the first important step! The Chinese party is ready for resolute and constructive actions on opening of the market till the end of this year.
On June 4-7, 2019, XXXI International Agro-Industrial Exhibition “AGRO-2019” was taking place in the National Complex “Expocenter of Ukraine”, Kyiv. This is the most large-scale agricultural exhibition in Ukraine and Eastern Europe which 1,300 participants from 15 countries of the world take part in.
The representatives of the Non-Governmental Organization “Community of Pulse Manufacturers and Consumers of Ukraine” also visited the exhibition, met the members and partners of the Non-Governmental Organization “Community of Pulse Manufacturers and Consumers of Ukraine”, held a series of business meetings with the purpose of popularization of pulse crops among the representatives of agro business of Ukraine.
Traditionally at the end of May, Odessa turns from a resort city of Ukraine into a business forum place at the seaside of the Black Sea where the representatives of grain and maritime industries from around the world descend on. And, as the matter of fact, the year of 2019 has not become an exception, and on May 30-31 XVIII International Conference “Grain & Maritime Days in Odessa”, the organizers of which were the Information Agency “APK-Inform” and the International Legal Service “Interlegal”, united more than 300 delegates from 26 countries of the world, among which there was the Non-Governmental Organization “Community of Pulse Manufacturers and Consumers of Ukraine” represented by the President Skliarenko Antonina.
The first conference day was devoted to global issues - macroeconomics, perspectives of development of the world grain market in a new season and modern tendencies and challenges of maritime industry.
The second conference of day started with Local shipping perspective section in the course of which the discussion “Topical peculiarities of the Black Sea shipping” was held.
On May 30, 2019, at the invitation of the Center of Informational Support of Business, Sumy, the Non-Governmental Organization “Community of Pulse Manufacturers and Consumers of Ukraine” took part in the Forum “Niche crops: how to get the maximum profit from a hectare?”, which was held in Sumy at the premises of the Congress-center of the Sumy State Agrarian University.
The Director Mykola Varenyk gave a speech on the topic “Pulse crops in Ukraine: manufacture, consumption and export”. More than 100 representatives of farmers, small and moderate-sized agro firms of Sumy region took part in the forum.
On the section “Growth of field niche crops”, which took place within the framework of the forum, the notification of Mykola Varenyk about the beginning of the project-platform “Agro innovation house of Ukraine” in the Pulse Association of Ukraine was perceived with great interest. The primary goal of the project-platform is the introduction of innovation offers on using domestic
bio-products in plant-growing among agro manufacturers, which facilitates growth of crop productivity of agricultural products, reduction of pesticide application and, as a result, growth of the harvest safe for people’s health and increase of productivity from one hectare.
On May 22, 2019, II Agrarian Conference “Niche crops. Problems and Perspectives”, the organizer of which was the Group of Companies “ProAgro”, took place in Kyiv with the support of the Non-Governmental Organization “Community of Pulse Manufacturers and Consumers of Ukraine”.
Also, the President of the Community of Pulse Manufacturers and Consumers of Ukraine featured as a moderator on the speaker panel. Some participants of our community featured as speakers on this Conference: Oleksii Movchan “Ramburs Group”, Oleksandr Nazarishyn “Aglolider Ukraine”, Leonid Fadieiev “Fadieiev Agro Plant”.
On May 16, 2019, the Non-Governmental Organization “Community of Pulse Manufacturers and Consumers of Ukraine” headed by the President Antonina Skliarenko took part in the roundtable discussion “Newest Technologies of Growth of Agricultural Crops” which was held within the walls of the Bila Tserkva State Agrarian University. The moderator of the discussion was Valerii Semenovych Khakhula, the Dean of the Agro-biological Faculty, Master of Agriculture. The scientists of the University, the chiefs of agricultural enterprises of the Kyiv region, the members of the Pulse Association of Ukraine, a correspondent of Zerno magazine took part in the work.
The main speech “AgroBioComplex Technology. Agriculture Biologization” made by Mykola Varenyk, the Director of the Pulse Association of Ukraine aroused much interest among the participants.
On April 10-11, 2019, XVI International Conference “BlackSeeGrain-2019” took place in the Intercontinental Hotel in Kyiv. It is one of the largest annual international conferences intended to discussing the topical issues and perspectives of the world and Black Sea market of agricultural products, on which the
Non-Governmental Organization “Community of Pulse Manufacturers and Consumers of Ukraine” represented by the President Skliarenko Antonina was present as a participant of the Conference.
In course of the Conference such issues were considered as: Era of the 2020s: in waiting for the world boom of a grain offer?; global transformation of goods market; Black Sea region: grain production and export, logistic challenges; Ukraine: is new grain maximum already close?; Geopolitics, macroeconomics and trade wars; ambitions of the South America and conservatism of Europe; Asia and Africa. Growth of demand and development of markets; Global financial crisis and raw materials markets.
On March 26, 2019, the President of the Public Association “Community of Pulse Producers and Customers of Ukraine”, Antonina Skliarenko, visited Mersin, Turkey at the invitation of the President of Global Pulse Confederation, Mr. Hussein Arslan. They visited the Arbel company largest plant of processing of red lentil, green lentil, chickpea in Turkey, watched the technology for production of paste, made of chickpea and lentil. They also visited one of the largest Akyurek company plants of equipment production for pulses, crops, tobacco, sunflower and other cultures.
From March 20 to March 23, 2019, the Public Association “Community of Pulse Producers and Customers of Ukraine” represented by President Antonina Volodymyrivna Skliarenko visited the 8th international exhibition of production technologies of flour, semolina, rice, corn, bulgur, compound feed, pasta, biscuits, groat IDMA in Istanbul, Turkey.
At the exhibition, the President of the Public Association “Community of Pulse Producers and Customers of Ukraine” took part in the international forum and spoke about the pulse market in Ukraine.
It was separately discussed the prospects in pulse processing, we also won 2 awards.
On March 06, 2019, the SPPBU Management Board chaired by the President Antonina Skliarenko held the yearly Members Meeting, at which they spoke about the work executed in 2018 and plans for 2019.
In 2018, Community of Pulse Producers and Customers of Ukraine implemented a number of activities:
As a result of which
Concerning plans for 2019:
The Community of Pulse Producers and Customers of Ukraine is planning to hold the IV early International Pulse Conference, 3 Field Days, the commemoration of World Pulse Day and popularization of pulse consumption, negotiations concerning holding World Pulse Congress in 2021 in Ukraine, cooperation with governmental bodies, as well as the state support of pulse industry, strengthening of communication platform among Community members.
Celebration of World Pulses Day in Kyiv, Ukraine 8th of February 2019
Venue: National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine
Organizer: Community of pulse producers and customers of Ukraine
Co-organizer: Faculty of Agrobiology of the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine
Under support of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine
On August 16, 2018, the Ukrainian-Emirates Business Forum within a framework of the third session of the Intergovernmental Ukrainian-Emirates Commission on the issue of trade and economic cooperation was held in the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The Public Association “Community of Pulse Producers and Customers of Ukraine” took part in the forum, as it cooperated with the UAE in the sphere of pulse crops, and it plans to visit the exhibition GulFood 2019 which will take place in February in Dubai, the UAE.
On June 06-09, 2018, the 30th International Agro-Industrial Exhibition “AGRO 2018” was held in the National Complex “Expocentre of Ukraine”, Kyiv. This is the most grand-scale agricultural exhibition in Ukraine and in the Eastern Europe where 1,300 participants from 15 countries of the world take place.
It has already become a tradition to conduct the Field Day in July at the farm of Don A.F. in the village of Teplyk, Cherkasy region.