Posted: 22.09.2023 14:39:00

Lukashenko demanded to solve the problem of personnel shortage in agro-industrial complex

The system-forming problem of the agro-industrial complex is personnel shortage. In this regard, it is necessary to radically raise the prestige of agricultural professions – as noted by the President of Belarus, Aleksandr Lukashenko, during the nationwide seminar dedicated to the development of animal husbandry in the Republic of Belarus.


The Head of State noted that today it is necessary to involve everyone in solving the problem of personnel shortage in the agro-industrial complex.

“We need to endure this time. We need to preserve the economy so as not to fight. There will be normal specialists – there will be production. We have to grit our teeth to do it. I don’t need to explain this to you, at one time I came as a young specialist to the worst farm... We have to work, persist and force others to work,” the Belarusian leader stressed.

Aleksandr Lukashenko drew attention to the fact that most of the work with personnel issues lies with local authorities, and instructed ‘to ensure housing and normal salaries’, “There is no such situation that we cannot pay normal wages. The personnel problem needs to be solved! This is not the case when students receive employer-sponsored education, but no more than half of them remain on the ground. The State Control Committee should raise this problem and thoroughly check: where are these young specialists? Who gave them permission not to work? Fundamentally figure it out! We need to work with schoolchildren and students, especially since there are plenty of those willing.”

Aleksandr Lukashenko underlined that, alongside administrative measures, each farm must have a personnel retention system, “Think how to attract and retain young people: from housing to exemplary working conditions. If we do not solve the problem of shortage of qualified personnel, the rural economy will continue to shrink.”