On November 16, 2020, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted Resolution №1113, which enables the launch of a mechanism for the full transfer of agricultural land to all, without exception, consolidated territorial communities of our state. This was announced by the Chairman of the State Service for Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre Roman Leshchenko.
"This decision is an important step in the implementation of the land reform of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy in terms of land decentralization and the transfer of more than 2 million hectares of agricultural land to local governments. The relevant decree was signed by the Head of State a month ago, on October 15," Roman Leshchenko stressed.
This resolution of the Government is the next step in the implementation of the process of land transfer to the regions, which was preceded by the preparations by the State GeoCadastre recently.
"During the last month, they have been preparing all the necessary documentation so that the transfer of lands to Consolidated Communities could be carried out as fast as possible. So, today I am happy to set the task to start the final stage of this painstaking work for our entire team," Roman Leshchenko said.
He appealed separately to the newly elected heads of the united territorial communities, who had already started their work or would start performing their duties in the near future.
"The State GeoCadastre is waiting for you, contact the regional offices with the necessary documentation. You have received support on the ground, and we will give you the most valuable resource in the country - land. Thanks to this local self-government will become really strong. These are new opportunities for local self-government and at the same time a serious responsibility. We are restoring justice. We are returning the land to the people of Ukraine," the Chairman summed up.
As a reminder, on October 15, 2020, in the village of Kachanivka, Chernihiv region, the national land forum "Land - to the people" took place during which the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed Decree № 449/2020 "About certain measures for acceleration of reforms in the field of land relations". The document provides for the transfer of agricultural land from state to communal ownership.