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The agricultural sector of the Pechora-Ural North

Ivanov V.A.

2 (32), 2014

Ivanov V.A. The agricultural sector of the Pechora-Ural North. Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast, 2014, no. 2 (32), pp. 75-88. DOI: 10.15838/esc/2014.2.32.8

DOI: 10.15838/esc/2014.2.32.8

Abstract   |   Authors   |   References
The article reveals the rural sector’s role in food supply of the population of the Komi Republic arctic and subarctic territories (the Pechora-Ural North). It considers conditions, analyses resources, organizational-legal management forms in agricultural production. The study indicates the agriculture status in the pre-reform (1960–1980) and market upgrade periods (since 1992) and the reforms’ impact on socio-economic processes in the industry. The article investigates obstacles to the agricultural sector development. It proposes development directions of reindeer and cattle breeding. It recommends to accelerate the development and adoption of the law “On reindeer breeding in the Russian Federation”, a federal target program for the reindeer breeding development, and it also proposes to enhance interregional relations in the field of joint systems of pastures control. The research highlights the necessity to strengthen the material and technological base of the dual purpose cattle breeding, to increase financial support of traditional Northern branches

Keywords

agriculture, resource potential, specialization, natural conditions, market upgrade, development directions, the pechora-ural north

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