In 2020, according to the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, 8,5 billion rubles will be allocated for land reclamation activities.
As of July 30, 2020, Russian agrarians received more than 1,862 billion rubles. budgetary subsidies for land reclamation activities. The rate of utilization of state support for land reclamation this year is higher than last year. So, from the annual limit provided for by the federal budget, 17,5% was brought to agricultural producers (as of the same date in 2019 - 7,8%).
1,496 billion rubles. falls on the federal budget under the departmental program "Development of the reclamation complex of Russia" and the federal project "Export of agricultural products". The rest of the financing in the amount of RUB 366 million. - funds of regional budgets.
The Volga Federal District (41,3%), the Northwestern Federal District (38%) and the Central Federal District (24,6%) are currently leading in terms of the rate of bringing subsidies to farmers. Farmers who implement land reclamation measures in the Novosibirsk region received the envisaged state support in full, more than 92% - in the Saratov region, over 90% - in the Ulyanovsk region.
In 2020, according to the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, 8,5 billion rubles will be spent on land reclamation, which is 10,4% more than a year earlier. In 2019, the volume of state support under the departmental program "Development of the Land Reclamation Complex of Russia" amounted to 5,7 billion rubles, also 2 billion rubles. was directed for these purposes within the framework of the federal project "Export of agricultural products", the press service of the department specifies. In 2020, subsidies to regional budgets for the implementation of measures in the field of reclamation of agricultural land will amount to 6,2 billion rubles. and 2,3 billion rubles. respectively.
Bringing state support to agricultural producers is under constant control of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture.
At the end of July, the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin instructed the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Economic Development to work out the financing of the state program for involving agricultural land in circulation until August 24, 2020.
In the draft state program for the effective involvement of agricultural land in the turnover and the development of the ameliorative complex of Russia for 2021–2030, it is planned to increase the area of ameliorated land by at least 1,6 million hectares against the level of 2018, when it was 96,12 thousand hectares. The production of crop products on ameliorated lands over 10 years should increase by 145% compared to the level of 2018. At the same time, the degree of depreciation of fixed assets of the land reclamation complex in state ownership should decrease from 78% in 2020 to 49,9% in 2030. The Ministry of Agriculture expects that, thanks to the construction and reconstruction of land reclamation facilities, by the end of 2030 it will be possible to prevent the disposal of up to 3,8 million hectares of land reclaimed, as well as protect up to 829,3 thousand hectares from water erosion, flooding and flooding.