December 10, 2016

Land disputes: what should be considered before opening agricultural land market

Most of such disputes are on non-agricultural land. However, the opening of agricultural land market (and, consequently, an increase in the value of agricultural land) can affect both this ratio and the overall statistics of land cases in court.
October 12, 2016

Electronic Land Sales: Conditions for Success

It is probably impossible to completely exclude the influence of bureaucrats on land sales. What are the conditions for the success of this reform?
October 8, 2016

26 Years of Land Reform: the Glass is Half-Empty or Half-Full

More than 25 years have passed since the first Parliament resolution “On land reform”. Despite this significant time period, the reform is far from being complete: sales market for agricultural land does not exist, significant share of rental market is informal and several categories of land do not have a clear legal status or are used in a non-transparent way
August 22, 2016

Use of Land Lease Rights as a Collateral for Bank Loans: Current State and Prospects

Ukrainian banks are skeptical about the possibility of providing loans to agricultural enterprises secured by the right to lease agricultural land due to the low liquidity and no practice for valuation of such right. The National Bank of Ukraine
August 1, 2016

The Turnover of the Right to Lease Agricultural Land in Ukraine: Current Practices and the Ways to Improve It

The current land legislation of Ukraine lacks sufficient regulation for turnover of lease rights for agricultural land. In particular, the legislation does not entitle tenants with the right to alienate the land lease right on the basis of civil legal transactions – agreements
July 6, 2016

A Frozen Reform: What To Do With More Than 10 Mln Ha of State-Owned Agricultural Land

The state owns more than a quarter of all the agricultural land in Ukraine and uses there resources very inefficiently.