Abramchenko: Russia has committed more than 23 billion rubles to support the agro-industrial complex of the new regions
MOSCOW, January 21 – RIA Novosti. Russia has pledged more than 23 billion rubles to support the agro-industrial complex (AIC) in new regions in 2023-2024, it is planned to fully integrate them into the regulatory framework of the Russian Federation as early as 2025, Deputy Prime Minister Victoria Abramchenko with RIA Novosti he said in his interview.
According to him, in terms of the agricultural potential of the new regions, it is still very difficult to say how many agricultural producers are mainly subject to all state support measures.
“In 2023 we will collect official statistics on agricultural lands, legal entities, entrepreneurs, farms. And we have identified support measures in the budget. For 2023 – more than 10 billion for four regions, and for 2024 – more than 13 billion,” Abramchenko said, “In our regulatory framework, we will completely cover new regions in the legal field. “We plan to integrate it,” he said.
He noted that until then, programs that support the socio-economic development of new regions will work with funds from the federal budget.
Also, according to Abramchenko, in 2022 Russia delivered thousands of containers and garbage trucks for transport to new regions. “We are now working on where the waste will be separated. This year, we will develop and approve regional waste management programs for new formations, similar to other regions,” Deputy Prime Minister said. According to him, almost all federal projects are planned in the new regions, whose activities are most in demand, within the framework of the national project “Ecology” to improve the lives of citizens.
Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev told reporters in early October that Russia could increase its grain harvest by around 5 million tons by joining the new regions.
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