The agri benchmark Network contributes its expert knowledge to international organizations and projects.
In the framework of a project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMELV) to integrate
national experts from Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan into the agri benchmark Network a joint workshop took place.
From July 12th to 13th 2012 experts from these countries as well the coordinators of the Beef and Sheep and the Cash Crop Network met in Voronezh. Furthermore, representatives of consulting company GFA joined the team. The meeting was organized by the Russian agroholding Ekoniva.
On the first day a farm tour took place - crop production as well as beef finishing, cow-calf and dairy were looked at. The second day was devoted to a workshop.
Key topics were
Participants agreed to continue to work on these and other topics.
We are very grateful for the funding of this event by the German Ministry.
(avaible for partners of the agri benchmark Network Beef and Sheep)
2011 results on typical farms in Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan (Deblitz, 2012)
Status & perspectives of beef production in Kazakhstan
Russian beef sector - Situation and perspectives (Ebmeyer, 2012)
Beef project in Ukraine (Svyatkivska, 2012)
(avaible for partners of the agri benchmark Network Cash Crop)
agri benchmark workshop Voronezh: Crop Production
Perspectives of rapeseed production in Kazakhstan
Status and perspectives of corn production in Russia
(Rylko, Sukhanov, 2012)
Status and perspectives of corn production in Ukraine
The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the United Nation´s forum for reviewing and following up on policies concerning world food security. It also examines issues which affect the world food situation.
On October 2011 agri benchmark, supported by the German Ministry of Food, organized a side-event at the 37th session of the CFS in Rome. agri benchmark Network members highlighted the information agri benchmark can offer to improve policy interventions especially in developing countries.
(Presentations at the CFS side-event)
What is agri benchmark? (Zimmer, 2011)
CFS37 side event: Farm level monitoring and projections (Feiler, 2011)
Report on the agri benchmark side-event at the CFS in Rome (press release)