Management of the development of territories in conditions of decentralization

Anatolii Viremeichyk, Olha Ruban


Introduction. Most developing countries are still struggling for the efficient use of their resources. To overcome the physical and administrative development restrictions, it is necessary to transfer the powers of the central government to local authorities. The distribution of power from improves the management of resources and community participation, which is considered key to sustainable development. For Ukraine, the development of territories is one of the key issues of public administration, especially in conditions of decentralization. This is especially true of rural areas in view of the need to solve their socio-economic problems. Proponents of decentralization argue that the decentralized government is a source of improvement of community participation in the development of rural areas.

Goal to study the state of development of rural areas in Ukraine, the EU, to identify peculiarities and generalize the directions of diversification in order to increase the efficiency of not only agricultural production, but also the social profile of rural territory.

Method (methodology). The research methodology is formed on the basis of evaluation of statistical data of the State Statistics Service of Ukraine (2017-2019) regarding the state of development of rural areas in Ukraine. Within the study, problems are identified as low efficiency of state support, and decline in rural areas. In the process of scientific search applied comparative, structural research methods.

The results. It is noted that the main attention in public administration should be given to rural territories. It is determined that their development depends precisely from the effective functioning of agrarian enterprises, in particular the farms of the population, in particular farmers, that is, areas of agrarian management as a whole. An analysis of the state of development of rural areas is carried out. Particular attention is paid to the features of rural territories, the normative settlement of decentralization in Ukraine and the main tasks of diversification, which are expedient to implement. It was revealed that Ukraine, seeking to be part of the EU should provide balanced development, in particular rural areas. Supernational support within the EU's efficiency of agriculture is analyzed. Despite the issues with the implementation, it is concluded that decentralization will change the existing policy of rural development in Ukraine as a result of changing the role of united territorial communities and the formation of such a development strategy, which will combine decentralization and economical and social development.


rural areas; development; decentralization; management; agriculture; sustainable development

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