Hromadas should become full owners of their land, - Maksym Martynyuk

As Maksym Martynyuk, First Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, said at the conference “Decentralisation, Land Management and Development of Hromadas”, organised by the USAID Project “Agriculture and Rural Development Support (ARDS) and the All-Ukrainian Association of Village and Settlement Councils, the transfer of powers to dispose of land outside settlements to amalgamated hromadas will strengthen their institutional capacity and form an economic and fair model of land use.

“Currently, there is no alternative to the transfer of land management powers to the ground. It is necessary not only in view of the national focus on decentralisation, but also for the formation of a transparent structure of land relations,” said the First Deputy Minister.

In the course of Ukraine’s independence, various forms of distribution of powers in the field of land relations were implemented, in particular through the State Land Agency, rayon state administrations, which demonstrated a high corruption component and / or inefficiency.

He also reminded that a number of draft laws were registered in the Parliament, proposing in various editions to resolve the issue of transfer of land management powers to AHs, but none of them has still been voted. “Given the high social significance and submission of the presidential draft law number 7363, we hope that a powerful impetus will be given to this issue,” said Maksym Martynyuk.

Reference:

In Ukraine, 665 amalgamated hromadas (AHs) have already been established with their total area amounting to 161 108 km2 and 5.7 million residents living there, of which almost two thirds are rural population.

366 AHs, that have already switched to direct relations with the State Budget, had UAH 4.1 billion of their budget funds balance (general + special fund) as of 1 October 2017. The land fee in the revenues of these AHs amounted to almost 16% over 9 months of 2017.

Share the news:

Коментарі:

To add comment you should be authorized or sign_in
Read more:

13 April 2021

Announcement: April, 21 – a training for Trembita local constituents administrators

Announcement: April, 21 – a training for...

On April, 21, 2021 from 10:00 till 13:00 there will be held a Zoom training «Ensuring the stability of the Trembita...

12 April 2021

On labor contracts with the teaching staff, paid an old age pension

On labor contracts with the teaching staff,...

According to the Final and Transition Provisions of the Law of Ukraine On Complete General Secondary Education, year...

12 April 2021

A gender constituent while creating a hromada statute, strategy, programmes and action plans – the final webinar on April, 14

A gender constituent while creating a hromada...

The third and final webinar “A gender constituent while creating a hromada statute, strategy, programmes and action...

12 April 2021

The webinar to be held on April, 13 will highlight how hromada managers should choose communication channels and formats

The webinar to be held on April, 13 will...

The DECIDE Swiss-Ukrainian project is holding the webinar “How hromada managers should choose communication channels...