Ukrainian farmers to enjoy preferential terms for farmland acquisition On the occasion of Farmer's Day, President Zelensky emphasized that without land reform, Ukraine would have no chance to become Europe's breadbasket again.
21:30, 20 June 2020
IMF praises Ukraine's decisions on land reform, banking law – media Last week Ukraine took some steps to qualify for an $8 billion loan deal from the IMF.
19:01, 04 April 2020
Two MPs block signing of Ukrainian farmland market bill They have used their procedural rights to file corresponding resolutions which must be considered by Parliament before the voted bill is sent to president for signing.
15:20, 31 March 2020
Farmland market launched in Ukraine: main facts In the first two years after the launch of land reform, land purchases shall be limited to 100 ha per buyer.
11:20, 31 March 2020
Ukraine's land market bill: amended draft limits purchases to 100 ha per buyer Legal entities will be allowed to purchase land plots from 2024.
16:00, 30 March 2020
Leading party leader hopes bills required to get IMF loan to be introduced in Rada soon The two bills are related to the farmland market and the banking system.
15:40, 30 March 2020
Option of default off the table – Zelensky's spox The president hopes that MPs at their upcoming extraordinary meeting will vote for the required legislative initiatives to support businesses, vulnerable segments of the population, as well as highly important reforms in the banking and agricultural sectors.
21:20, 27 March 2020
EU to provide Ukraine with EUR 26 mln aid for agricultural sector The relevant agreement was signed in Brussels on January 28.
11:53, 30 January 2020
Zelensky signs law to tackle raiders in agri-sector The Rada passed the relevant bill at second reading and as a whole on December 5.
20:30, 14 January 2020
Some 57.9% of Ukrainians show no support for free farmland market launch – poll At the same time, 70.7% of Ukrainians are okay with legalization of amber mining.
17:50, 25 November 2019
Ukraine's parliament passes farmland land in first reading Relevant bill No. 2178-10 was backed by 240 MPs with the required minimum of 226 votes.
16:00, 13 November 2019
Arakhamia vows ban on land sale to foreigners until referendum held The land market bill will not be discussed at second reading if the relevant amendment isn't introduced, Arakhamia promised.
12:00, 13 November 2019
Economy ministry comments on possible price of land plots following market launch President Zelensky earlier said foreigners and foreign entities would be allowed to buy land only if the idea found support at an all-Ukrainian referendum.
11:40, 13 November 2019
World Bank, EBRD express support for land reform in Ukraine Two decades of a closed market and non-transparency that fosters corruption are enough, the World Bank believes.
16:20, 11 November 2019
In address to nation, Zelensky calls for referendum on land purchase by foreigners The president noted that between the first and second readings in the Verkhovna Rada, the draft law on the land market will secure the right to sell and buy land only for Ukrainian citizens and companies founded by Ukrainians.
13:40, 11 November 2019
Economy minister explains where funds from farmland sale set to go The government's plan to receive over $1 billion from farmland sales in 2020 is realistic, he believes.
09:00, 24 September 2019
Expert names two scenarios for land market launch in Ukraine Golovin predicts "there will be certain competition between the president and the so-called landowners-lesssees."
12:00, 23 September 2019
Farmland sale moratorium must be lifted before Dec 1. Zelensky says The president instructed the Cabinet to draft a relevant bill before Oct 1.
13:35, 02 September 2019
Rada prolongs moratorium on farmland sale until 2019 <p>The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Thursday, December 7, extended until 2019 the moratorium, which has been in force since 2001, on trading in farmland, an UNIAN correspondent reported.</p>
17:50, 07 December 2017
Rada Committee backs extension of farmland sales moratorium until 2019 <p>The Verkhovna Rada Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Relations has recommended that the parliament prolong the moratorium on farmland sale until 2019, according to the Committee's website.</p>
22:30, 06 December 2017