Actual problems of innovative economy

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Contemporary trends of development of rural territories as a threat to economic security of Ukraine

УДК: 331.101.3:656.2

доктор економічних наук, професор,
кандидат економічних наук, доцент,
Харківський національний технічний університет
сільського господарства імені Петра Василенка


The article identifies the main current trends in the development of rural areas of Ukraine: demographic losses in rural areas, the decline of social and industrial infrastructures, unemployment, increase in the number of rural people living below the poverty line; the difference between the concepts of «agricultural growth» and «rural development»; It noted that due to the financial crisis and the need to meet the requirements of the World Trade Organization, funding of agriculture in recent years due to the budget have been significantly reduced, which makes it impossible to use the potential of domestic agriculture; the necessity of evaluating contemporary trends in the development of rural areas of Ukraine as a threat to its economic and political security.

Key words: rural areas, economic security.


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The article was received 03.03.2016