Ways and reasons to establish agricultural cooperative within starosta district

Ways and reasons to establish agricultural cooperative within starosta district

 

Author: Oleksandr Vrublevskyi, DESPRO expert adviser on starostas’ activity and cooperation of hromadas

Why do starostas need cooperation?

Agricultural cooperation is an effective mechanism for ensuring the competitiveness of small and medium-sized agricultural producers. It can also influences the development of the social infrastructure of settlements included in the starosta district.

Agricultural cooperation as a system of agricultural cooperatives, their associations formed to meet the economic, social and other needs of the members of cooperatives contributes to:

  • increase of the level of self-employment of the population;
  • joint use of industrial infrastructure (elevators, warehouses), vehicles, special machinery and equipment, which reduces the cost of production and associated costs;
  • introduction of new technologies, modernisation of fixed assets and rational use of available resources;
  • increase in production volumes and profitability.

Taking into account the positive aspects of agricultural cooperation as a social phenomenon, the starosta should be interested in both the successful functioning of existing cooperatives and the creation of new ones. If there are no cooperatives on the territory of the starosta district, then the starosta, using the powers granted to him/her by the law, may contribute to their creation.

In order to facilitate the establishment of agricultural cooperatives, starosta should have a clear idea of ​​their content, essence and other relative issues.

The full version is available in Ukrainian – please click HERE

Tags:

starosta starosta analytics

Source:

Share the news:

Read more:
305c7acbb36cc5d08f72e0fd5da443ab

12 February 2019

Gallery of innovations that change Ukraine....

The first place in the Best Practices of Local Self-Government Competition in 2018 on the topic of “Safe Living...

58970ade38fc24613fc0a809d6a8117e

12 February 2019

“Open city” as part of E-dem

Swiss-Ukrainian E-governance for Accountability and Participation (EGAP) Programme has created several special...

922fd218fe4fc95b640acbecb6fb2f76

01 February 2019

Gallery of innovations that change the country....

The series of articles telling success stories about the winners of the National Competition “Best practices of Local...