The Ukraine Horticulture Business Development Project (UHBDP) was a seven-year initiative, funded by Global Affairs Canada, to help small-holder farmers (SMFs) and small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the horticulture sector grow in the Odesa, Kherson, Zaporizhzhia, and Mykolaiv regions of Ukraine. The project concluded in March 2021.
MEDA worked with its local partners and five local technical universities to implement the UHBDP project, which led to:
Overall, the UHBDP helped 44,000 horticulture small-holder farmers (SMFs) and small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) expand their farms and businesses in Southern Ukraine.
Read more about the UHBDP project here.
By Mujtaba Ali, Alexandra Harmash, Kristina Kuznetsova
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