AGRICULTURAL LAND-USE PLANNING AND THE ROLE OF THE STATE

Published in AgroLife Scientific Journal, Volume 5, Number 1
Written by Milena MOTEVA

Agricultural land-use planning is a socio-economic process and a combination of technical and economic activities, which streamline and optimize land use according to the industrial, economic and social conditions and to the factors of the environment. By taking control on the agricultural land structure, the state plays a major role in solving problems of land tenure, use of the country’s agricultural potential and environmental protection. The goal of the paper is to reveal the need, objectives and tools of the state intervention in regulation of the agricultural land-use planning. In the paper, the history of regulation of land use and land use planning is traced. The peculiarities of the agricultural land-use planning and its state regulation in the countries under centrally planned economy are revealed. The essence and the objectives of the agricultural land-use planning under free-market economy are outlined. The need of state intervention and its complexity is analyzed and discussed. The major role of the state in the agricultural land-use planning is to ensure a fair territorial basis for implementation land tenure, for agribusiness development, for regulation of land market and land relations and for implementation of environmental protection measures.

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MOTEVA M. 2016, AGRICULTURAL LAND-USE PLANNING AND THE ROLE OF THE STATE. AgroLife Scientific Journal, Volume 5, Number 1, ISSN 2285-5718, 144-149.


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