Agricultural Development in Post-Socialist Countries: Similarities and Differences
Presentation and discussion on reports on agricultural development in the post-socialist countries, illustrated by examples from Eastern Europe and Russia.
Issues for Discussion
- What are the key characteristics of successful/unsuccessful agricultural development in the post-socialist countries?
- What is peculiar about post-socialist rural regional differentiation?
- What is relationship between trends for large and small agricultural production facilities in the post-socialist countries?
- What are the characteristics of the development of the social sphere in a post-socialist village?
- Land in the post-socialist countries: who controls it and how, and in whose interests?
Director, Agricultural Research Center, RANEPA
Head, Office of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in Russia
Doctoral Candidate, Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus Univesity, Rotterdam
Director, Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography
Professor, Bielefeld University
Emeritus Professor, Oxford University
Leading Researcher, Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences
Leading Research Fellow, Institute of Social Analysis and Forecast, RANEPA
Director, Center for Agricultural and Food Policy, RANEPA
Chief Researcher, Center for Agricultural and Food Policy, RANEPA
Нead, Enterprise Management Chair, RANEPA; Research Consultant, International Centre for Agribusiness and Food Security
Leading Researcher, All-Russian Institute of Agrarian Problems and Informatics named after A.A. Nikonov (VIAPI)