Acta Univ. Agric. Silvic. Mendelianae Brun. 2017, 65, 259-271
Published online 2017-02-28

Ukraine Agricultural Land Market Formation Preconditions

Evgen Dankevych1, Vitalii Dankevych2, Olexander Chaikin3

1Department of Environmental Safety and Environmental Economics, Ecology and Law Faculty, Zhytomyr National Agroecological University, Zhytomyr, Ukraine
2Department of International Economic Activity Management, Economics and Management Faculty, Zhytomyr National Agroecological University, Zhytomyr, Ukraine
3Scientific Research and Innovation Development Leading Specialist, Zhytomyr National Agroecological University, Zhytomyr, Ukraine

The theoretical land relations reforming principles were reviewed.Land relations in agriculture transformation process was studied. The land use features were detected and agricultural land use efficiency analysis was conducted.Ukraine land market formation research problems results have been shown. It was established that private land ownership institution ambiguous attitude, rent relations deformation, lack of the property rights ensure mechanism inhibit the land market development. Sociological research of Ukrainian Polesie region to determine the prerequisites for agricultural land marketformation preconditions has been conducted. 787 respondents from Zhytomyr, Rivne and Volyn regions were interviewed. Land shares owners age structure, their distribution by education level, their employment, land shares owners and agricultural enterprises executives to the agricultural land sale moratorium cancellation attitudes, land purchase financial resources, directions of Ukrainian Polissya region land shares use, shares owners land issues level of awareness have been determined during the research. Was substantiated that agricultural land market turnover includes not only land sale moratorium cancellation but also the adoption of the legislative framework and the appropriate infrastructure development, one of the key elements of which is land relations regulation specialized state agency – State Land Bank.


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