An important document for the region - the Strategy of socio-economic development of Vologda region for the period up to 2020 was approved by the Regional Government Resolution № 739 dated 28.06.2010.
The document contains the basic conditions and the analysis of socio-economic development of Vologda region, data on the development of the "human" capital and improving the quality of life of the population, the conditions for sustainable economic growth and the potential for future development (the development of economic, tourist and recreational, scientific, technological, innovation potentials, essential infrastructure).
SWOT-analysis of Vologda region (competitive advantages and weaknesses of the region) is presented in the Strategy. Entire sections are devoted to the development of market institutions, public administration, implementation of priority national projects, international cooperation of Vologda region, possible scenarios of socio-economic development of the region, the system of strategic goals, objectives and priorities of social and economic policy. The mechanisms of the implementation of this document are represented in the final section of the Strategy.