AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
Environment
  • Coastal & Marine Resources Management
  •  Pollution and Waste Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Climate Change
  • Forestry 
  • Water Resources
  • Management
Environment
  • Coastal & Marine Resources Management
  •  Pollution and Waste Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Climate Change
  • Forestry 
  • Water Resources
  • Management
Social Development
  • Human Resources Development
  • Labor Market Interventions
  • Local Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Civil Society Strengthening
Social Development
  • Human Resources Development
  • Labor Market Interventions
  • Local Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Civil Society Strengthening
Economic Development
  • Trade Development
  • Investment Promotion
  • Regional Economic Integration
  • Regional Development
  • Private Sector Development
Economic Development
  • Trade Development
  • Investment Promotion
  • Regional Economic Integration
  • Regional Development
  • Private Sector Development

Support to Agricultural and Food Policy Implementation

Country: Ukraine

Sector(s): Agriculture and rural development

Date: 02/2016 - 08/2019

Client / Beneficiary: European Union

Financing Agency: EC - ENPI

Project Value: 3,994,500 €

Description of the project and Services provided:

The overall objective of this project is to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food (MAPF) to implement its new National Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) Strategy and Action Plan (2015-2020) and therefore its capacity to translate risks and opportunities of the Association Agreement and DCFTA into effective ARD policies and programmes, comply with its obligations under the said agreements and effectively guide, support and monitor the implementation of its EU Approximation agenda.

The specific purposes of the project are as follows:

  1. to establish effective Agriculture and Rural Development Policy Development, Strategic Management, Programming and Implementation structures, systems and procedures within MAPF and bodies subordinated to MAPF, which will ensure transparency in decision making and active engagement of sector stakeholders in all stages of implementation;
  2. to improve the ARD budgetary process along the whole budget cycle from budget preparation, execution and reporting, monitoring, evaluation and internal control;
  3. to establish an evidence-based approach and institutional arrangement for the prioritisation, management, monitoring and assessment of new legal and regulatory initiatives, in line with wider economic and trade development as well as ARD sector strategic priorities, government guidelines and procedures and EU best practices (coordinated as part of the wider DCFTA gradual approximation process).

The results of the project are:

Component 1 – ARD Strategic Planning, Programming and Management & Execution.   
1.1 Support for the MAPF;

  • Functional review of the MAPF providing recommendations for preparing the Institutional Restructuring Plan (IRP) for the modernisation and reorganisation activities of the MAFP, defining actions for capacity building;
  • Establishment of MAPF ARD Strategic Coordination and Monitoring Committee and Secretariat, structure, systems and procedures for the design, development and implementation of National ARD programme (s)and ARD policy and program monitoring and evaluation system.

1.2 Support for the MAPF Agencies and subordinate bodies;

  • Functional review of the MAPF agencies and subordinate bodies providing recommendations for preparing the Institutional Restructuring Plan (IRP) for the modernisation and reorganisation activities and defining actions for capacity building;
  • Modernisation and reorganisation activities to enhance institutional capacities of the Fisheries Agency.Component 3 – Support for legal drafting, approximation & regulatory impact assessment.
  • Inventory of ARD existing, draft and planned legislation and update;
  • Development of methodology for prioritisation and sequencing of preparation of new legislation to support ARD strategy and action plan implementation and realisation of wider economic and trade policy (guidelines and procedures for legal approximation, standardised templates and proce

The services provided are:

  • Administrative assistance
  • Budget preparation
  • Drafting of legislation
  • Human resource management/development
  • Institutional capacity building/strengthening
  • Project management/coordination
  • Project/programme identification
  • Project/programme implementation/management
  • Project/programme planning
  • Training
  • IT Systems desing and development
  • Legal approximation
  • Policy advice

Subsectors of activities:

  • Building and developing local capacity
  • Accountancy/auditing
  • Procurement (Tenders)
  • Agrarian Reform
  • Agriculture
  • Agro-Economics
  • Maritime Fishing
  • Rural Development Policies And Strategies
  • HRD (Human Resources Development) / Human Resource Management
  • Police cooperation
  • Legislation