Russia in the first person. Agriculture. Russian agricultural complex.

By the end of the 80s in the country began to experience serious problems with food. After a 95-year the number of new farms has dramatically decreased. In the 98th year, 65% of farms were unprofitable, and 12% of farms were constantly on the verge of bankruptcy. During market reforms from 1990 to 2000, the number of employed workers in agriculture fell by almost 40%.

Since 2001, the start state measures to support agriculture. Now the share of farms and private farms account for up to half of the production of all agricultural products. Common indicators of production of agricultural products from 1998 to 2009 and in the livestock and crop production increased by 8 times. In 2010, Russia for the first time in the history of America surpassed the production of grain.

How it was possible so far to change the situation in the agricultural sector? What is the role played in this government program? How are the people who work in agriculture?

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