Problems of socio-economic development of rural territories in Ukraine

  • S.V. Korobka Lviv National University of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnologies
  • T.G. Pentsak Lviv National University of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnologies
Keywords: territory, rural areas, rural population, socio-economic development, the development of rural areas, rural residents


The article substantiates the relevance and summarizes the factors hampering socio-economic development of rural areas. It is noted that in rural areas there is high unemployment, a steadily increasing number of peasants who migrate to cities, deteriorating industrial and social infrastructure. The definition of such concepts as territory, rural territory, rural development areas. In particular it is noted that the socio-economic development of rural areas is irreversible, directed, regular change of economic environment and social infrastructure of the territory, in consequence of which there is the creation of a new qualitative state. Given the socio-economic development of rural areas. Positive changes and remaining challenges. The necessity of developing the concept of sustainable development of rural areas. Further development of rural areas should take into account new principles of organizational support and funding, and should be among the priorities of comprehensive development, attraction of investment resources, and the needs of the rural population. Because, now priority of policy areas in Ukraine is far from perfect and requires a phased solution to all problems. First step is to develop appropriate legislation that will take into account all the peculiarities of the socio-economic situation of our country. Requires coordination and adoption of the nearly 37 important bills that are important not only for the development of Silk areas, and for the entire agricultural sector. However, it is not writing these laws and their enforcement. The importance of rural development is the creation of state support to producers of the country, determining reasonable amounts of budget allocations for agricultural production, leading to increasing access to social benefits and creating conditions for social responsibility. Implementation of the proposed measures will make it possible to stabilize the demographic situation and increase sustainable employment in rural areas; increase income of rural residents, will increase revenues to the level of urban residents; approximation of living conditions in the countryside to the city and the preservation of rural areas; reduce anthropogenic pressures on the system landscape and natural environment.


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Korobka, S., & Pentsak, T. (2017). Problems of socio-economic development of rural territories in Ukraine. Scientific Messenger of LNU of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnologies. Series "Economical Sciences", 19(76), 67-71.
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