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DISPROPORTIONS IN AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION STRUCTURE OF UKRAINE IN THE END OF XX – BEGINNING OF XXI CENTURY

Taras CHIPKO

Institute of Geography, National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

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Abstract

Ukraine has a huge natural resource potential for the development of the agricultural sector. In terms of availability of farmland and arable land for 1 person, their quality and productivity it belongs to the most land secured and richest countries in the world. The country has almost a third of the world reserves of Chornozems, which have high natural fertility and can provide food to more than 300 mln. of people in the world. Thanks to this and favourable agro-climatic conditions, our state can guarantee their own food security and increase the export potential of domestic agro–industrial complex. However, many internal and external factors impact on the agricultural sector in the 1990-2000’s led to the unprofitable production of major products and decline of the industry. The purpose of this article is analysis of individual sectors of stockbreeding and plant growing condition capabilities in the context of sustainable development possibilities of the Ukrainian agricultural sector. For achieving this goal we used statistical data of State Statistics Service, the materials of scientific conferences on various aspects of development and functioning of Ukrainian agricultural sector and the national report on the state condition of the environment in Ukraine. Processing of these sources made it possible to identify the main problems of livestock and crop sectors, the imbalance in the structure of agricultural production and their consequences for the development of the agricultural sector.

Key words:

agricultural sector, development disparities, livestock, organic fertilizer plant, total yield, crop areas, sugar beet, technical and grain crops 

Language:

Ukrainian


DOI: 
https://doi.org/10.17721/2413-7154/2016.76.50-61

Suggested citation: Chipko, T. (2016). Disproportions in agriculture production structure of Ukraine in the end of XX – beginning of XXI century. Ekonomichna ta Sotsialna Geografiya, 76, 50-61 (in Ukrainian, abstr. in English), https://doi.org/10.17721/2413-7154/2016.76.50-61.

Print ISSN: 2413-7154. Online ISSN: 2413-7553

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