+44 207 394 30 90 (London)

National programme for the development of agriculture needs to be revised – Mr. Gordeev

Main » Uncategorized » National programme for the development of…

The national programme for the development of agriculture, including the sub-programme for the sustainable development of rural areas need to be revised with a view of distinctive features of regions, thinks Russian Vice minister Alexey Gordeev.

“We see the necessity to review the approach to the national programme. The industry changes and it should be reflected in the document”, stated Mr. Gordeev.

First of all, the programme should consider the specific features of regions, including bioclimatic ones. “We should take into account the potential and specialization of regions”, says Gordeev, “Such accents and aspects are not reflected in the programme now”.

The amendments to the national programme provide for the changes in the system of state support. “We now have experience and we know how the support should function. For instance, we had to allocate a certain sum of money from the federal budget to a region. And the region, in its turn, was to develop a programme and defend it in minagri”, said Mr. Gordeev, “We cannot apply one pattern to every region. One region has deer, the other – fish, the third focuses on grain”.

According to him, the Canada’s practices should be considered, where the agriculture support system provides for the allocation of just 50% from the federal budget, and the remaining 50% is allocated from the provincial budget. The provinces develop their regional programmes with a view of their local contexts.

Alexey Gordeev also stressed that the amendments to the programme should also consider other aspects. “For example, we have a national goal in agriculture – accelerated development of export. We have 6 years to double the export and to reach $45bn goal. It is clear that this should also be harmonized with the national programme”, said the vice minister.

One more thing to be considered is over-production. “I now do not speak about grain. We should speak about pork, poultry. We cannot forget about it when correcting the programme to avoid the bankruptcy of many companies under operation”.

As deputy PM thinks “the focus is to be directed to private companies engaged in deep processing, which will solve the issue with overproduction”. “First of all, this is the case of grain. This should be reflected in the programme”.

As for the sub-programme for the sustainable development of rural areas, Gordeev stated that it should be concretized.

The first national programme for the development of agriculture in Russia was implemented in 2008-2012. The present programme covers the period before 2020 inclusively.

Source: Interfax



По мнению экспертов мелиорация является одной из опорных точек в развитии краевого агропромышленного комплекса. Напомним, за последние пять лет в крае построили и реконструировали более 29 тысяч гектаров орошаемых земель. Поэтому в 2019 году на Ставрополье появится еще десять 10 тысяч таких гектаров. На эти цели в рамках двух программ – «Развитие мелиорации земель сельскохозяйственного…

New grain exporters’ union established in Russia

The largest traders of the Russian grain market announced the establishing of a new union of grain exporters. According to the press-release Eduard Zernin, Deputy General Director of United Grain Company, will become the CEO of the union. Four companies – Aston, Glenkor Agro MZK, OZK-Yug, Trade House RIF – signed the memorandum on the…

Stavropol region plans to triple agriculture export up to 1b dollars before 2024

The authorities of the Stavropol region are planning to triple agriculture export up to 1b dollars, as informed by the Head of the region, Mr Vladimirov. “As for the agriculture: we have a goal and we are planning to triple export up to 1b dollars, while current export rate equals about 300m dollars”, said Mr…