Agriculture in Ukraine is one of the most important branches of its economy due to variety of climatic and demographic reasons. The agriculturally used areas take 69,1% of Ukrainian territory. More than half of all …
Agriculture has been historically one of the main sectors of the Ukrainian economy. Considered for centuries as a "bread basket of Europe" Ukraine today possesses arable land area which equals to 30% of arable land …
Introduction to Ukraine
Country Agricultural Highlights
Historically known as the “breadbasket of Europe”, Ukraine is set to become the “foodbasket” of the world. With 33% of the world’s black soil (chornozem) concentrated in Ukraine, a favourable climate and proximity to key markets, Ukraine is becoming an agriculture export powerhouse.
Agriculture has traditionally been the backbone of the Ukrainian economy: 70% of territory is covered by agricultural sector; agriculture contributes 18% to the country’s GDP; 420k ha of certified organic land.
Ukraine is an important producer and exporter: #1 sunflower oil exporter, #2 grain exporter and # corn exporter globally; #1 honey producer in Europe and #3 globally; #3 exporter of poultry in Europe and #7 globally. The largest in Europe dairy farm, keeping 4,500 dairy cows is located in Ukraine.Share this tour
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