Wheale and Dobidovska: Only Businesses Can Ensure Food Safety

Ukraine is now adapting its food safety system to the realities of the market economy and European norms. We talked to Tony Wheale, the team leader of the EU-funded ‘Improvement of Food Safety Control System in Ukraine’ project, and Yana Dobidovska, the project’s deputy team leader, about the differences between the old and new systems, changes already accomplished, and the way forward. Here are the highlights of our conversation. Read more

How Ukrainian entrepreneurs are changing world industries with EU grants

Energy-efficient houses, 3D metal printing, solar smart blinds – these technologies will change the global economy and our everyday lives in the very near future. Ukrainian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the creators of these innovative products. Read more

EU Project Forbiz Helps Restore Trust Between Business and Government

According to the World Bank’s Doing Business ranking, Ukraine places 83rd out of 189 countries. The experts that compile the rating system take into account the business registration process, quality of connection to the power grid, tax system, and other indicators when determining where a country falls in terms of ease of doing business. What prevents Ukraine from rising in the list to the level of European countries? How can Ukraine solve the urgent problems its small and medium-sized businesses is facing?

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