New developments in Ukraine: grain elevator and dairy farm

Pedro Rodriguez 12 September 2017

The women and men working on farms in the Dnipropetrovsk region now have access to a modern grain elevator, the first owned by a cooperative in Ukraine. With a total capacity of 38,000 tons, this impressive installation became a reality thanks to assistance provided under a project to establish cooperatives for grain storage and marketing, an initiative overseen by SOCODEVI in collaboration with the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA) and IRECUS, a research and educational institute for cooperatives and mutuals at the University of Sherbrooke.

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Ukrainian delegation welcomed

Pedro Rodriguez 25 April 2017

Members of the Zernovyi and Zerno-BUNK Ukrainian grain cooperatives had the opportunity to learn more about the experience of the La Coop fédérée during a technical assistance mission to Canada in March.

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Ukrainian Delegation visits Quebec

Pedro Rodriguez 19 September 2016

Délégation ukrainienne en visite au Québec
A delegation composed of our partners, high-level officials from provincial departments of agriculture and Ukrainian political representatives was welcomed last August by several organizations including Agropur, the Coop fédérée, the Comax Coop, Agrilait, the Agri-Est Coop and the Dynaco Cooperative Group.

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Ukraine: Record increase in milk production

Pedro Rodriguez 15 September 2015

Underway since 2009, our program aiming to improve the competitiveness of the dairy sector in the Ukraine recorded its first results today: production and productivity have increased significantly, allowing the producers supported by the project to increase their incomes.

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The Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine visits our projects

Pedro Rodriguez 19 March 2015


Roman Waschuk, Canada’s Ambassador to Ukraine, visited the region of Dnipropetrovsk for a close-up look at the activities of our support projects in the grain and dairy sectors. Ambassador Waschuk met with the members of grain and dairy cooperatives in villages of the Pokrovske district.

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