On March 4, 2011 in the exhibition center "KyivExpoPlaza" there was hold the second scientific –practical Seminar "A new look at old agricultures: chickpeas, lentils, beans." The organizer of the event was a director of "ECOINTER Trade Company. This event brought together heads of agricultural enterprises, agronomists, leading Ukrainian and foreign scientists. The total number of participants exceeded one hundred people on as evidenced by the relevance of the topic of the seminar and the prospects of growing legumes on Ukrainian lands.
In Ukraine people were engaged in chick-pea growing before World War II, he was grown almost in the same areas as the peas , and even prevailed in the south . Interest in it began to emerge only in recent years. The reason was purely commercial. We have organized thes seminar at the request of many wishing. The main event was Prof. Dr. Fikret Akinerdem from Turkey
Vyacheslav Sichkar has opened this subject rather widely, he is that one person representing both science and production.