Ukraine counts on farming to boost economy

Agriculture, now back to Soviet-era production levels, may help secure country's economic independence.

    Ukraine became an independent country 22 years ago, but only now is its agriculture back to Soviet-era production levels.

    Farming is the most consistent growth sector and may help secure Ukraine's economic independence.

    Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse reports from Shepetivka in the country's west.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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