: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Ukraine is finally ready to embrace land reform

On November 13, the parliament adopted a draft law in the first reading that would finally allow the owners of agricultural land to sell it. The sale of private agricultural land has been banned since 2001. Ukraine is one of six countries in the world to maintain this restriction.

Before 1991, the state owned almost all land, property, and enterprises in Ukraine. In the 1990s, the land formerly owned by collective farms was distributed between collective farm workers, and about seven million people received 2-3 hectares each. A quarter of agricultural land remained in the hands of the …read more

Source:: Atlantic Council


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