EBRD investments in Ukrainian agro-giant MHP under investigation
February 2, 2023
After years of community complaints about the environmental and social damage caused by Ukrainian agro-giant Myronivsky Hliboprodukt (MHP), independent investigators are now looking into the role of international public finance in contributing to those harms. Considering the current food crisis, Ukraine’s important role in the global food supply chain and the prospect of more international investments to prop up Ukraine’s economy, it is time for financiers to learn the lessons of their past mistakes.
No resolution for Ukrainian villagers after three years of negotiations with agro-giant MHP
February 7, 2022
‘Peaceful negotiations’ between village residents in Vinnytska oblast and Myronivskyi Hliboprodukt (MHP), the largest agribusiness company in Ukraine, have ended abruptly, leaving all issues related to the company’s impacts on local communities unresolved.
Жители сел Винницкой области борются с МХП: люди опасаются соседства с птицефабрикой
January 28, 2022
О трехлетнем противостоянии громад и агрохолдинга говорится в материале ZN,UA.
МХП vs громады: три года непростого противостояния
January 27, 2022
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EBRD Accountability Mechanism starts a compliance assessment of MHP projects
November 10, 2021
The review is an independent investigation aimed to determine if the Bank has complied with its environmental and social policies in relation to the MHP projects
Hoe fris is de Oekraïense plofkip?
August 22, 2018
Pluimvee: Oekraïense pluimveegigant MHP krijgt publiek geld van ontwikkelingsbanken. De werkwijze van het bedrijf staat ter discussie. Source: Hoe fris is de Oekraïense plofkip?
Charges brought against development banks over half a billion euros for Ukraine’s largest agribusiness firm
June 5, 2018
Prague, Kyiv, San Francisco – Three communities in the central Ukraine region of Vinnytsia have filed formal grievances at the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, alleging that the industrial poultry giant Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP) has failed to ensure basic transparency regarding the environmental and health impacts at its ‘largest poultry farm in Europe’. 
Complaints to IFC and EBRD regarding their investments in MHP
June 5, 2018
The complaint alleges that since the start of MHP operations in Vinnytsia in 2010, continuous odor and dust from a significant and growing number of facilities and the application of manure on nearby fields has made local life untenable. MHP activities
Tightening EBRD policies to counter Ukrainian agro giant
April 24, 2018
Myronivsky Hliboproduct PJSC (MHP), the Ukrainian agribusiness conglomerate owned by one of the country’s richest men, has been getting away with disregard for national regulations, EU law and the EBRD’s performance standards. Bankwatch is calling for the EBRD to strengthen human rights due diligence, as it revises its safeguard policies, to prevent MHP and others from misusing public funds.
Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP), Ukraine
April 16, 2018
The leading Ukrainian agribusiness giant has been enjoying generous support in public funds and national subsidies. With over half a billion euros from the EBRD, EIB and the IFC, Myronivsky Hliboproduct PJSC (MHP) has grown into a near monopolist in poultry production. While MHP’s vertically integrated model has contributed to its status as a leading Ukrainian agribusiness, the scale and nature of its business have also contributed to mounting concerns about its social and environmental impacts. These concerns are compounded by patterns of poor community consultation and a lack of information provided about MHP’s operations, leaving project-affected people guessing about the true impacts of its operations.