Breaking barriers to Agriculture in Ukraine



MBA Volunteer Alasdair Maughan is assessing agriculture regulations in Ukraine to improve the effectiveness and minimize the burden of laws, making it easier for farming businesses to prosper.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The project requires funds to access farmers and processors on the front line throughout the country. It also requires access to input from international experts from emerging economies who have implemented regulatory reforms to benefit their countries' development. Beneficiaries are the farmers and producers (over 15,000,000 in Ukraine), and the entire country, as GDP grows. Agriculture is the industry in Ukraine with the most unexploited potential.

How will this project solve this problem?

Alasdair travels Ukraine to speak with farmers and processors, using their input alongside research and analysis to create policy. He talks with regional and national governments to promote this policy on behalf of small and medium-sized businesses.

Potential Long Term Impact

The long-term impacts include a regulatory climate that promotes agriculture entrepreneurship and innovation, especially in the rural areas. This transparency makes Ukraine more credible as an exporter, which promotes economic development.

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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San Francisco, California, United States

Project Leader

Tal Dehtiar

Co-Founder & President
Oakville, Ontario Canada

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Map of Breaking barriers to Agriculture in Ukraine
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