Вісник Київського національного університету імені Тараса Шевченка


Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv



1Ulyhanets S., 1Melnyk L., 2Kravchuk О., 1Melnyk Т.

1Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
2Ukrainian institute for plant variety examination, Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine


The essence of natural and industrial safety is revealed. The sources and and types of dangers are described. Particular attention is paid to environmental safety. Regional characteristics of natural and man-made threats of Ukraine are spotlighted. The threats to natural and man-made disasters related to terrain features, climate, geology, economy specialization are identified here. Results of the analysis of natural and man-made threats indicate that the current state of environmental safety in most regions of Ukraine is almost at the required level. Particular attention is drawn to the objects of nuclear, chemical, metallurgy, mining, civil engineering, transportation systems. The negative influence of natural and technogenic safety on agriculture in Ukraine is shown as well. The main directions of environmental protection in agriculture are outlined. A need to provide a concrete and realistic plan to minimize the impact on the risks associated with natural and man-made hazards is identified.

Economic development and natural and man-made threats in the country at the present stage is characterized by dynamic changes and complex relationships that contribute to the formation of large risks in the environmental security of the state. Significant processes are i significantly impeded by the deepening global financial and economic crisis, significantly limits the ability of the state to prevent and neutralize threats of natural and man-made origin


natural-technogenic safety, hazards, agriculture, agricultural sector, economic safety, environment



DOI: http://doi.org/10.17721/1728-2721.2015.63.13


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Ulyhanets, S., Melnyk, L., Kravchuk, О., Melnyk, Т. (2015). Natural and man-made threats of ukrainian agricultural sector development. Visnyk Kyivskogo natsionalnogo universytetu, Geografiya [Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Geography], 1 (63), 49-53 (in Ukrainian, abstr. in English).