This five-year, $20.6 million USAID project aims to accelerate and broaden economic recovery in Ukraine and contribute to global food security efforts by creating a more inclusive and competitive agricultural industry. In particular, AgroInvest is expected to increase awareness among rural landholders and producers of their land rights, facilitate the adoption of legislation needed for agricultural land reform, increase agricultural lending to small and medium producers, establish wholesale and regional markets, and strengthen the capacity of producer organizations and industry associations.
Sustainable Water Supply for Agriculture Development in Crimea
The goal of a USAID two-year project is to refurbish water infrastructure systems and improve water supply for rural residents, as well as to agricultural production in pilot communities in Crimea. Specifically, this project seeks to enhance pilot communities’ potential to ramp up irrigated high-value crop production and increase yields; mobilize and establish community commitment and engagement in water resource management; provide access to improved community-owned infrastructure; create sustainable community ownership of stable water resource supply and management (water management cooperative as a member of public private partnership); and develop and implement sustainable financing for water systems, that can be replicated.