Farmers have cut state aid by 2 billion UAH

Аграриям урезали госпомощь на 2 млрд грн

Overall funding decreased by 2.1 billion UAH

According to the explanatory Memorandum to the bill, funding the program to support the livestock industry reduced by UAH 979 million.

The Verkhovna Rada has introduced amendments to the state budget for the year 2018, reducing the funding for the three programs to support farmers. A corresponding change was supported by 242 people’s deputies, reported on the website of the Parliament.

Overall funding decreased by 2.1 billion UAH – to UAH 4.2 bn.

According to the explanatory Memorandum to the bill, funding the program to support the livestock industry reduced by UAH 979 million to 3 billion UAH, farm support – 850 million UAH, to UAH 150 million, to support agricultural producers – UAH 250 million to UAH 695 million.

The grain harvest in Ukraine has exceeded 68 million tons

Earlier, first Deputy Minister of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine Maxim Martyniuk reported that thanks to the five-year program of public assistance for two years, the number of farmers in Ukraine may double, which will increase agricultural GDP from 6% to 12%.

 

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