January 17 in Germany has started an international exhibition-fair "Green Week 2008". The official Russian delegation headed by Minister of Agriculture Alexei Gordeev. The Russian delegation included Plenipotentiary President's representative in the Volga Federal District Alexander Konovalov, the heads of actors, representatives of agribusiness, agricultural specialists. Russia's main partner of the exhibition – the Volga Federal District. As stated by Alex Gordeev, "in the regions of PFD is not just a point of growth, and entire enclaves where there agribusiness XXI century, applying energy saving technologies. Volga Federal District is a leader in terms of production agricultural growth rates and implementation of indicators of the priority national project "Development of agriculture." Regions in the Volga Federal District, occupying 13% of the total agricultural land country produce on the scale of the Russian Federation for more than a quarter of all agricultural products.
In general, collective exposition at the exhibition represent more than 30 Russian regions, 13 of which are included in the PFD. The total area of the Russian Pavilion is 6 thousand square meters. m, 15 years ago it was less than 20 square meters. m. For the first time at the "Green Week" and presented a separate stand Kirov region. Within three days, from 17 to 19 January, the exhibition worked our official delegation led by Governor Nikolai Shaklein. It included representatives of companies and institutions such as the Company "Kirov-Chepetsk Chemical Company", OAO "Bakery and Confectionery Plant", JSC "Kirov Meat, LLC "Vyatka Agroconcern, ZAO Agrofirma Doronichev, OAO Vyatich" and others "Kirov region for the first time participated in this event.