Issue №1, 2019



Methodological and practical aspects of strategic management of sustainable development of the agrarian sector of the northern region

V. A. Ivanov, The Institute of Social, Economic and Power problems of the North, Komi Scientific Centre of the Ural Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Syktyvkar, Russia)

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DOI: 10.34130/2070-4992-2019-1-16-33

P. 16-33

Currently, the northern village and the agricultural sector is experiencing a systemic crisis. There is a reduction in the number of rural population, the degradation of infrastructure and productive capacity. Overcoming the crisis requires the need for strategic management of rural areas and the agricultural sector. The need to develop strategies for the sectors of the economy of the country and its regions is provided for by the Federal Law “On Strategic Planning in the Russian Federation”. The article reveals the content and methodological approaches of strategic management of sustainable agricultural development. The tendencies of the development of the agrarian sector, its problem and risks are revealed. The tendencies of the development of the agrarian sector, its problem and risks are revealed. A strategic analysis based on the study of the external and internal environment was carried out, strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the development of the agrarian sector of the Komi Republic were evaluated. The objectives of the Strategy, providing for a steady growth of agricultural production and increasing self-sufficiency in crop and livestock products, have been determined. As a priority goal of the long-term development of the industry, it is planned to overcome the disproportion in the standard of living of the urban and rural population. In order to achieve these goals, priority directions for the development of agriculture were identified and a scenario forecast of results was made.It was found that the most acceptable is the optimistic scenario based on innovative modernization, a mixed agrarian economy, sustainable development of rural areas, rational intraregional accommodation of agricultural food production, development of cooperation and integration, improvement of economic relations in the agricultural industrial complex. A Strategy mechanism has been developed, which includes tools for regulatory, organizational and financial support. The obtained methodological and practical recommendations can be used by regional and municipal authorities of the Komi Republic in developing strategies for the sustainable socio-economic development of the agrarian sector.

Keywords: strategic management, development strategy, agricultural sector, trends, development risks, strategic analysis, targets, priorities and mechanisms of strategy implementation.


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For citation: Ivanov V. A. Methodological and practical aspects of strategic management of sustainable development of the agrarian sector of the northern region. Corporate Governance and Innovative Economic Development of the North: Bulletin of the Research Center of Corporate Law, Management and Venture Capital of Syktyvkar State University, 2019, no. 1, pp. 16–33. DOI: 10.34130/2070-4992-2019-1-16-33 (In Russian).