The delegation of the Voronezh Region took part in BioFach-2019 exhibition. The event takes place in Nuremberg (Germany) from the 13th to the 16th of February.
Deputy Chairman of the Regional Government Viktor Logvinov and Deputy Head of the Voronezh Region Office at the Federal Bodies of State Power of the Russian Federation Maria Osipova represented the Voronezh Region at the exhibition. They became part of the official delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.
The event takes place within the framework of the cooperation project “German-Russian Agrarian-Political Dialogue”.
Nine companies producing organic products, representing meat and meat products, milk and dairy products, cereals and feed crops, vegetables, cereals, honey, nuts and much more take part at the exhibition from the Russian Federation side. The collective Russian exposition was opened by Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev, Chairman of the Committee on Agrarian Issues of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Vladimir Kashin, and State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Ivan Lebedev.
During the exhibition, bilateral talks were held with the Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture of Germany, Julia Klöckner. The participants exchanged views on the development of organic agriculture in Russia and Germany at the federal and regional levels.