investment projects

2 days

of networking

21-22 March, Voronezh


Speakers and VIP-guests 2018


investment projects


authoritative experts



Dzhambulat Khatuov

First Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

Anatoliy Kutsenko

Director of the Department for Regulation of Agribusiness Markets, Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

Vladimir Maslov

Chairman of the Board, Agroeco Group


General Director, Logus-agro




Director, Cherkizovo Pork, Head of Cherkizovo Group Agro-division


CEO, National Union of Pig Breeders


Chairman of the Board of Directors, Rodina Agrocomplex

Alexander Orionov

Managing Director, Tambov Gardens


Deputy CEO – Development Director, Agrosila

Evgeny Khramtsov

COO, Zarya

Viktor Kaveshnikov

Chairman, SPK Kolkhoz Istok

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“Involvement in agriculture is interesting and rewarding now, this is a kind of a trend” Read more

Alexander Tkachev, Minister of Agriculture of Russia.

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About the forum

International investment Forum and Exhibition "Agro Central Russia and Volga Region: investments in development" (21-22 March, Voronezh, Russia) is an international professional platform, aimed at unlocking investment in AIC of the Central and Volga federal districts, discussing development strategies, sharing experience between key market players, and concluding new lucrative contracts. 500+ project initiators, CEOs of agri-holdings and farms, investors, retailers will take part in the Forum.

Forum Highlights:

Leaders debates: Government, investors, project initiators, agriholdings. Finance and investment climate

Sought-after на established! Production intensification, cost optimization and reduction, cutting-edge “intelligent agriculture” technologies,case-studies delivered by the industry leaders and a lot more

Special economy keynote: current sector status and forecasts!

Presentation of 60+ investment projects with 2019-2022 implementation period from Central and Volga Federal districts

Tailor-made sessions on livestock breeding and horticulture, processing, storage, and distribution

Innovations – fast and efficient! Roadshow and extended showcase of innovative technologies and equipment

Specialized exhibition of technologies and equipment delivered by the world leaders from the Netherlands, Israel, South Korea, Spain, Poland, France and Russia

Dedicated sessions: Livestock breeding and crop farming, storage and processing, product distribution

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Special economy keynote: current sector status and forecasts!

Supported by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation


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Participants 2018

The Forum is attended by major investors from CIS, Asia, and Europe, project initiators from all Russian regions, top executives of energy utilities, relevant ministries from Russia, regional heads, decision-makers of federal and regional agri-holdings, CEOs of retail chains, equipment and service providers, presidents of national unions and associations.

FACTS AND FIGURES of agriculture in the Voronezh region

State support 2018 for beef cattle breeding will be maintained at 19% ($25.1m), crop farming support will be raised by 23% ($30.6m), whereas livestock breeding and milk farming will receive 25,5% more ($32.4m). Support for small business patterns is intended to be boosted from 2.7 to 4.9% ($3.4m up to $6.3m), technical modernisation — from 0.7 up to 1.4% ($900k to $1.8m)

As of 1 November, the region has produced agriculture totalling $2.9bn, which accounts for 104.6% of the same period in 2016

Regional agriculture obtained $99m from federal budget and > $27m from the regional budget in 2017

40% is the growth of pig headcount in the region in 2017. As of late September 2017, Voronezh region counted a total of $19k pig heads

Meat yield in 2017 grew by 9%, milk output – by 7%, if compared to 2016

Voronezh region is a leader in grain, sugar beet and sunflower production

*as of Nov 2017

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The Voronezh region obtained over $126m from the federal and regional budgets on the development of agriculture

"Voronezh region is among the absolute leaders in agriculture growth rate, which really amuses: it grew by 9% in the 9 months of this year. I do not even expect such growth anywhere else "

Vladimir Putin, Russian President

"It is vital that we have finally started addressing the issues of comprehensive agricultural areas development"

Aleksey Gordeyev, Special Presidential Representative in the Central Federal District