On March 9-10, the first meeting took place within the framework of a cross-border project co-financed by the European Union: Project “Development of the Ukrainian-Moldavian cross-border production-scientific-educational cluster for processing of winemaking by-products” in Comrat.
At the meeting, the delegation from Ukraine determined the content of the research and the curriculum. The Moldovan side disclosed the scheme of the forthcoming brochure, the preparation of reports, the action plan and the contents of the website with webinars.
The participants of the meeting approved the conference program in Odessa and the schedule for constructing the cluster.
Since the statistics of the production volumes of grapes and winemaking in both countries was not finally approved, it was decided to distribute responsibility within the framework of the project on the basis of signing a memorandum of cooperation and to take as a basis information from the Agriculture Ministries for 2016.
During the discussion of partners' problems, a discrepancy in financial reporting was revealed and a positive exchange of experience allowed determine existing structures.
Unity is the key to the success of cross border cooperation!