Insourcing the Recovery: Engaging Ukrainian Building Material Manufacturers in Reconstruction

24 May 2023

Insourcing the Recovery: Engaging Ukrainian Building Material Manufacturers in Reconstruction

Conference organizer: USAID Economic Resilience Activity

Generator Coworking, vul. Hrushevskoho 3, Kyiv

Conference goals:

  • Acquaint donors, international financial institutions, and investment organizations with the condition of Ukraine’s building material sector and its current ability to meet Ukraine’s reconstruction needs
  • Discuss steps from the side of donors and IFIs to maximize the participation of Ukrainian building material manufacturers in international reconstruction projects in Ukraine
  • Discuss steps for strengthening the sector’s capacity, including:
    • Access to finance, especially for projects greater than 2 million USD
    • Conflict insurance
    • Direct donor support
10.00 Introductory remarks

How the reconstruction process can influence Ukraine’s economic recovery

Mustafa Nayyem, Head

State Agency for Recovery and Infrastructure Development of Ukraine     

10.20 Condition of the Ukrainian building materials sector and its role in the country’s reconstruction and recovery

Volodymyr Vlasiuk, Director

Ukraine Industry Expertise  

10.50 Panel

Primary barriers to business recovery of Ukrainian building material manufacturers

Moderator: Volodymyr Vlasiuk

Commentary from leading enterprises and sector associations

11.15 Q&A
11.30 Coffee break
11.45 Panel

How to maximize access of Ukrainian producers to the reconstruction process?

Moderator: Dmytro Kysylievskiy

MP, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

12.25 Q&A
12:40 Panel

Financial resources for development of Ukraine’s building materials sector

Moderator: Serhii Tsivkach, Director


13.15 Q&A
13.30 Closing thoughts: Next steps for strengthening Ukraine’s recovery capacity

Brian Milakovsky, Deputy Chief of Party

USAID Economic Resilience Activity

14.00 Lunch
15.00-16.00 Coffee and networking for conference participants