Proceedings of the International Conference on Trends of Technologies and Innovations in Economic and Social Studies 2017

Competitiveness of Rural Areas Due to Development of Organic Agriculture

Authors
E.G. Kovalenko, O.Yu. Yakimova, T.M. Polushkina, I.I. Igaikina
Corresponding Author
E.G. Kovalenko
Available Online June 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ttiess-17.2017.58How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Organic farming, rural areas, organic agricultural
Abstract
This article is devoted to the problem of sustainable development of rural areas of the Russian Federation through increasing their competitiveness due to organic management principles. Organic agriculture in recent decades is actively developing in many countries all over the world and can become Russia's new niche and sphere of influence. This is due to a unique combination of some factors: low-tech methods of agricultural production; a relatively liberal situation in the land market, a significant but poor involvement of the domestic human and scientific potential in the agrarian sphere of economy. Large-scale intensive agricultural production is growing rapidly around urban agglomerations, but the predominant part of the peripheral rural areas survives because of small-scale and low profitable forms of farming. Therefore, the development of organic agriculture can become for such areas not just an option, but the only possible model for development. The article reveals the prerequisites for the formation of such model and the role of the state in this process, that is interested both in enhancing the sustainability of rural development, and in ensuring, on this basis, the food security and independence of the country, as well as creating a solid foundation for population social well-being. The need to develop a system of measures of state influence on organic agriculture development in the spheres of production, regulation, exchange and consumption is defined. Their efficiency will influence the further development of rural territories in Russia, the competitiveness of domestic products in the international market, ensuring food security, implementing the universal right to quality and safe food.
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Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research
Publication Date
June 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-408-8
ISSN
2352-5428
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ttiess-17.2017.58How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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