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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2008Moldova
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2008Hungary
Under current market circumstances and those predictable in the near future, further increasing agricultural production seems to be rather groundless. By utilisingagro-ecological conditions more efficiently, one eighth of Hungary’s gasoline demand could be satisfied from maize production, without considerably decreasing current agricultural production for human and animal consumption. For realisation of biofuel programmes a relatively stable socio-economic environment is essential.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2008Czech Republic
Sustainable land use in agriculture involves the management of economic, environmental, and social services. In order to make the widely accepted concept of sustainable multifunctional agriculture operative for the design of agricultural policies, it is necessary to estimate the social demand for non-production outputs. This paper addresses the issue of matching agricultural policy with public preferences and willingness to pay for the possible non-production benefits that agriculture may deliver.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2008Hungary, Eastern Europe, Asia, Northern America, Central Asia
Over fifteen years have elapsed since the transition from the centrally plannedeconomic system started in the early 1990’s. During this time agricultural andrural areas of Central and Eastern Europe have undergone profound structuralchanges with wide variations in the degree of transformation and in the rate ofsuccess in creating a competitive market and private ownership based food andagricultural system. By becoming member of the European Union the "transition"in its traditional interpretation has been concluded in ten of the Central EastEuropean countries.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2008Moldova, Europe, Asia
The distribution of land rights is a very important economic and political issue, and itplayed a central role in the transition processes in Europe and Asia. This paperanalyzes the impact of the distribution of land on household welfare by usingsubjective well-being (SWB) data from a rural household survey in Moldova, thepoorest country in Europe. The recent land reform in Moldova provides a naturalexperiment on the impact of land ownership distribution on SWB.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2008Poland
In view of the growing interest of foreigninvestors in investments in Poland, especially since Poland’saccession to the European Union, this article analyzes theprofitability of the transformation of the perpetual usufructlaw into the right of property at various times in the durationof this right, on the basis of the empirical formula presented inPolish law (the legal act) – The Ordinance of the Council ofMinisters on the valuation of real estate and the estimatedcadastre survey.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2008Serbia, North Macedonia, Armenia, Turkey, Croatia, Azerbaijan, Denmark, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Ireland, Austria, Belarus, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Moldova, Albania, Montenegro, Poland, Germany, Georgia, Romania, Czech Republic, Europe
Land consolidation can be an important tool for increasing agricultural competitiveness and improving rural conditions. Farmers can become more competitive when they decrease fragmentation and increase the size of their farms, and rural communities can benefit when consolidation projects include components to improve local infrastructure and the environment.