Legislative amendments were submitted to the parliament, which increase the total amount of state support for the agricultural sector for 2019 at the expense of unused funds from the budget this year. This was reported by Head of the Agrarian Committee, MP Oleksandr Bakumenko in an exclusive comment to AgroPolit.com.
According to independent expert of the world export markets, Volodymyr Hontar, today three regions are most demographically active: Sub-Saharan Africa, South-East and Central Asia. These regions will give the main increase in the population on Earth - about 738 million in 10 years, АgroРolit reported.
The draft state budget for 2019 provides spending on the agro-industrial sector 15.7 billion UAH, which is 605.4 million UAH more than in 2018. This is stated in the document, which is at AgroPolit.com disposal.
On September 18 the 15th meeting of the German-Ukrainian Agrarian Committee was held, which is held annually to assess the effectiveness of bilateral cooperation, in particular, the implementation of joint cooperative projects in the agroindustrial complex, as well as to discuss new promising areas for further cooperation in the sector, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy reported.
6.9 billion UAH is planned to be allocated for the Draft State Budget of Ukraine for 2019 on the agro-industrial complex. This was said by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman during an extraordinary meeting of the government, the correspondent of UNN reported.
Capital investments in agriculture, forestry and fisheries in the first half of 2018 amounted to 26,869.8 million UAH, which is 9 8% compared to the same period last year. This was reported by the leading researcher of the National Scientific Center "Institute of Agrarian Economics", Ph.D. Mykola Kisil, commenting on the recently released data of the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, the website of the agency reported.
In early January 2015 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed the Order "On the Strategy of Sustainable Development "Ukraine-2020 ". Among 17 directions and 62 planned reforms, which should restore the development of Ukraine, one of the first steps in the list is the reform of agriculture. The strategy was based on a coalition agreement, which was signed in 2014 between five political forces (BPP, Batkivshchyna, Narodnyi front, Radical Party and Samopomich). This five formed the acting coalition, agropolit.com reported.