An initiated by
the Government land reform, undergoing extensive discussion with participation
of experts, Government officials and MPs, aims to achieve two essential
objectives - the revival of farms and promotion of rural development. This was
stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman in his communication
with media people in Chernihiv.
and me personally object strongly to selling land to
foreigners or large holdings. I would like to emphasize that the reform will be
implemented in cooperation with agrarians, with farmers in the interests of
citizens and farms”, explained the Prime Minister. We won’t do anything that
would lead to any negative consequences. We are in a permanent dialogue and we
will engage in discussion until we find a solution enabling us to revive farms
in rural areas and to make SMEs in rural areas a reality, Volodymyr Groysman
was quoted as saying.
Minister stressed that people have been under the mistaken impression that village
is a "field used for planting, growing, gathering yield and then selling
it." "We must think about rural area as the people, conditions of their
life and work, it implies the entire domestic agro complex that badly needs development”,
said Volodymyr Groysman. The State has taken a number of steps in this
direction, and now we need to check whether this targeted assistance was used
properly, added the Head of Government.
Minister reiterated that the land reform would be shaped to protect exceptionally
the interests of Ukrainian citizens.
to exploit the issue. Only public dialogue for the benefit of Ukraine and
Ukrainian citizens", summed up Volodymyr Groysman.