Release:2018, Vol. 4. №4
About the authors:Dmitrii V. Vakorin, Cand. Sci. (Econ.), Associate Professor, Department of Management, Marketing and Logistics, University of Tyumen; firstname.lastname@example.org
This article aims to analyze the state and potential of innovative development of the agroindustrial complex of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area (YaNAA). The authors study the problem of innovative development of agroindustrial complex in the region with significant involvement of representatives of indigenous peoples of the North in key industries, as well as in complicated natural and climatic conditions, territorial remoteness, underdeveloped transport infrastructure.
Using the methods of literature, statistical, and comparative analysis, the authors have revealed that due to certain objective reasons, the YaNAA agroindustrial complex can be characterized by high production costs, low profitability, and high proportion of loss-making organizations. This determines the relevance of the regional agroindustrial complex transitioning to an innovative way of development (in terms of improving the technology of production and processing of products), as well as broad participation in this process of regional authorities. Recently, the YaNAA authorities’ support for innovative agriculture development includes targeted state programs, although the funding for their activities vary greatly from year to year. Comparison of the performance of the YaNAA agroindustrial complex with the average values in Russia and the Ural Federal District has revealed similarities and differences in the dynamics of their development, determining the main growth catalyst.
Further development of the YaNAA agroindustrial production requires improvement of transport infrastructure, as well as the expansion and modernization of facilities for deep processing of raw materials. An important limitation is the need to preserve the traditional way of life and economy of the indigenous peoples of the North.