Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

Minister

Alexander Tkachev

Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

Date of birth: December 23, 1960
Place of birth: Village of Vyselki, Krasnodar Region

Education

  • 1978. Vyselkovskaya Secondary School
  • 1983. Krasnodar Polytechnic Institute

Specialty by education, academic degree, title: mechanical engineer

Work experience

1983 – heat engineer, then chief mechanic (Vyselkovsky inter-farm feed mill);

1986 – elected first secretary of the Vyselkovsky District Komsomol Committee;

1990 – elected director of the feed mill;

1993 – upon Tkachev’s initiative the feed mill was reorganized into JSC «Agrocomplex», whilst A. Tkachev accepted general director’s office;

1994 – elected deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the region starting his earnest political operations;

1995 – Tikhoretsky district of 11 cities and districts of the region renders him trust by electing to the State Duma of the second convocation;

1999 – Tikhoretsky District elects A. Tkachev to the State Duma for the third convocation, during which he presided the Committee on Nationalities Affairs of the State Duma; Tkachev’s definite positions and determination while solving rural problems inspired the MP community to promote him for the chair of the Agroindustrial Group in the State Duma; at the same time he headed the Agrarian Union of the Kuban;

25.02.2000 – Tkachev defended his PhD thesis on economics;

03.12.2000 – with 82.14 percent of pro-voters he convincingly won the race for the Krasnodar Region governor;

14.03.2004 – Tkachev was re-elected for a second governor’s term to be inaugurated on March 30 at the ceremonial meeting of the Legislative Assembly of the Krasnodar Region;

17.12.2004 – defended his doctoral dissertation in economics;

23.04.2007 – on the appointment of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin A. Tkachev was authorized by the region’s Legislative Assembly as the head of the Krasnodar Region administration for a new five-year term;

21.03.2012 – on the proposal of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev he was authorized for the same position once more on 23 of April at the extraordinary session of the regional Legislative Assembly;

22.04.2015 – by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation V. Putin he was assigned the Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.

State and departmental awards

1997 – Medal «In memory of the 850th anniversary of Moscow»

2000 – Certificate of Honor of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation

2002 – Medal «For merits in Implementation of the All-Russia Population Census»

2002 – Laureate of the Peter the Great Prize «For the Development and Strengthening of the State of Russia»

2002 – Laureate of the national award «For Achievements In Socio-Economic and Cultural Formation»

2002 – Laureate of the Peter the Great Prize «National Pride of Russia»

2002 – 2003 – Laureate of the All-Russian Award Grand Prix «Russian National Olympus» in the nomination «The Statesman of Russia»

2003 – «Honorary builder of Russia» awards

2003 – Laureate of the Prize «National Pride of Russia» in the nomination «For Outstanding Contribution to Enhancing of the Image of the Region»

2003 – Laureate of the international award «Leaders of Travel Industry» in the nomination «Person of the Year»

2004 – «Person of the Year» Grand Prix for contribution to the development of the political system; «Glory of Russia» order

2005 – St. Sergius of Radonezh Order (grade II) of the Russian Orthodox Church

2005 – «For Merit to the Fatherland» Order (grade IV)

2011 – «For Merit to the Fatherland» Order (grade III)

2014 – St. Sergius of Radonezh Order (grade I) of the Russian Orthodox Church

2014 – «For Merit to the Fatherland» Order (grade II)


Speeches:

Statement of
His Excellency Alexander TKACHEV
Minister for Agriculture of the Russian Federation
to the
40th Session of the FAO Conference
Rome, 3-8 July 2017

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