Tkachev: the amount of funding farmers in 2017-2018 should be increased to 40 billion rubles.


MOSCOW, 11 February. Volume of financing of small agricultural enterprises in the future need to be increased to 40 billion rubles, compared with 14 billion rubles, laid down in the state budget for 2016. This was stated by the Minister of agriculture of the Russian Federation Alexander Tkachev.

“Funding farmers in 2017-2018 should be increased to 40 billion rubles”, – he said at the XXVII Congress of the Association of peasant (farmer) farms and agricultural cooperatives of Russia (AKKOR).

According to him, it is necessary to improve the effectiveness of measures of state support of small forms of managing.

As noted by Tkachev, government support to farmers increases every year. Thus, in 2015, to support farmers and increased almost 2 times and amounted to 14 billion rubles, he reminded.