Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

The contemporary development of agriculture of the Kemerovo oblast: Tendencies, challenges, and solutions

Vol. 16, Iss. 2, FEBRUARY 2018

Received: 28 September 2017

Received in revised form: 7 November 2017

Accepted: 10 December 2017

Available online: 15 February 2018


JEL Classification: Q13, Q14, Q17, Q18

Pages: 335–347

Gavrilenko D.S. Institute of Economics and Management of Kemerovo State University (KemSU), Kemerovo, Russian Federation

ORCID id: not available

Kalacheva I.V. Institute of Economics and Management of Kemerovo State University (KemSU), Kemerovo, Russian Federation

ORCID id: not available

Subject This article examines the state-of-the-art of agriculture and agricultural product market of the Russian Federation and the Kemerovo oblast, in particular.
Objectives The article aims to define the range of the main problems of industry development and develop measures to improve the conditions of agricultural sector development both at the country level and within a specific region.
Methods For the study, we used the methods of logical and statistical analyses.
Results The article identifies key factors and major trends in, as well as financial and administrative barriers to the development of the agricultural sector.
Conclusions The main problem for the effective development of agriculture is a low level of investment in the industry due to the high risks associated with seasonality of production, climatic and natural conditions. The solutions proposed in the article will allow for the modernization of production in the face of a cash deficit and contribute to an increase in investment flows.

Keywords: agriculture, food facility, investment, activity, innovation, leasing, efficiency


  1. Frumkin B.E. [Russian agricultural sector in the "war of sanctions"]. Voprosy Ekonomiki, 2015, no. 12, pp. 147–153. URL: (In Russ.)
  2. Kononova S.A., Kharitonov A.V. [Kemerovo region: tendencies in agricultural development (Russia, Kemerovo)]. Problemy sovremennoi ekonomiki = Problems of Modern Economy, 2016, no. 1, pp. 196–199. URL: (In Russ.)
  3. Chupryakova A.G., Kosinskii P.D. [Food supply of the population industrial region: problems and prospects]. Mezhdunarodnyi zhurnal prikladnykh i fundamental'nykh issledovanii = International Journal of Applied and Fundamental Research, 2016, no. 12-1, pp. 109–113. URL: (In Russ.)
  4. Kosinskii P.D., Bondareva G.S. [Methods of forecasting food consumption]. Ekonomist = Economist, 2014, no. 8, pp. 73–82. (In Russ.)
  5. Kharitonov A.V., Bondarev N.S., Kosinskii P.D. [Impact of production factors on agricultural development in the region]. APK: Ekonomika, upravlenie = AIC: Economics, Management, 2016, no. 12, pp. 74–80. (In Russ.)
  6. Buzdalov I.N. [The humiliated class: about social status and economic situation of the Russian peasantry]. Voprosy Ekonomiki, 2011, no. 4, pp. 137–148. (In Russ.)
  7. Uglitskikh O.N., Klishina Yu.E. [Insurance as the main method of agricultural risk management]. Finansovaya analitika: problemy i resheniya = Financial Analytics: Science and Experience, 2013, no. 35, pp. 19–26. URL: (In Russ.)
  8. Bolova I.S., Morozova V.D. [Stages of risk management system's implementation at the enterprise in modern conditions]. Sovremennye problemy nauki i obrazovaniya, 2014, no. 3, p. 379. URL: (In Russ.)
  9. Fedulova E.A., Medvedev A.V., Kosinskiy P.D. et al. Modeling of the Agribusiness Enterprise Activity on the Basis of the Balanced Scorecard. Foods and Raw Materials, 2016, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 154–162. URL:
  10. Fedulova E.A., Medvedev A.V., Kosinskiy P.D. et al. Cluster Approach to the Development of Food Market of the Region: Theoretical and Applied Aspects. Foods and Raw Materials, 2016, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 157–166. URL:
  11. Vibe O.V. [Problems of development of agricultural insurance in Russia]. Problemy sovremennoi ekonomiki =Problems of Modern Economy, 2010, no. 2, pp. 451–454. URL: (In Russ.)
  12. Kim S.-Y., Jihyun Y., Injoo Ch. What Matters to Promote Consumers' Intention to Patronize Sustainable Business-and-Industry (B&I) Food Services? British Food Journal, 2016, vol. 118, iss. 11, pp. 2710–2731. URL:
  13. The Potential for Urban Agriculture in New York City. Urban Design Lab. at the Earth Institute. Columbia University, 2012. URL:
  14. Efimov O.N. [On agricultural insurance and its organizational forms]. Strakhovoe Delo, 2014, no. 5, pp. 32–37. (In Russ.)

View all articles of issue


ISSN 2311-8733 (Online)
ISSN 2073-1477 (Print)

Journal current issue

Vol. 16, Iss. 3
March 2018