Siberia Trade Association and the Agricultural cluster of Kemerovo region
The Agricultural cluster of Kemerovo region - a voluntary and informal association of companies of different industries, geographically concentrated in one region, with the aim of producing, processing and selling of agricultural products and protection of the environment.
Cluster`s main goal is information communication, aimed at improving the competitiveness of producers (cluster participants) of agricultural and food products for providing food security of Kuzbass, development of small and medium agribusiness, raising of the standard of living of the rural population.
The Agricultural cluster of Kemerovo region was created three years ago. It includes more than one hundred agricultural producers, products processing and storing companies, systems of logistic and marketing companies, companies of servicing industries, scientific -educational organizations, infrastructure organizations and development institutions.
The meeting of the Agricultural cluster of Kemerovo region was held on 7th of February.
The work results of 2016 were summed up, and the new board of the cluster was approved, which included the representative of Siberia Trade Association.
Natalia Chursina, the head of the cluster development center LLC ISPC “Innotech” told about the procedure of tender selection of applications for the provision of state support to small and medium businesses within the state program "Economic development and innovative economy of Kuzbass" for 2014-2018 for the implementation of the agricultural cluster`s events.