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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 11

    Peer-reviewed publication
    November, 2019
    Poland

    Sustainable rural development (with the development of social functions) is currently one of the basic objectives of the rural areas policy in Poland. The main purpose of this article is to determine the level of social development of rural areas and to examine whether the National Support Center for Agriculture (NSCA) activities (in the form of transferring land to communes for the implementation of social goals) have an impact on that development, and to what extent. In this article, an assessment of the social development level of rural areas using the Hellwig method was carried out.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2018
    Latvia, Ukraine

    The research studies the issue of ecological stability of rural territories that is the most important component of the national environmental policy of Ukraine. A special attention is paid to degradation of arable lands as the main ecological problem of land management. On the example of Lviv region, the authors calculated the index of ecological nonconformity of current use of arable lands, proving a considerable excess of permissible ploughing of lands in the region.

  3. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2016
    Poland, Latvia

    The changes in the ownership structure were to be implemented by the Agricultural Property Agency of the State Treasury, which, under the Act of Law of 11 April 2003 on the structuring of agrarian system (i.e. The Journal of Laws of 2012, item 803, as amended), on 16 July 2003 became the Agricultural Property Agency with eleven local branch offices.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2017
    Poland, Latvia

    Consolidation and post-consolidation development-related investments are an opportunity to improve living and working conditions of rural residents. Land consolidation is practically the only comprehensive tool to improve the shape of the transport network in the areas covered by this process. Moreover, improving the quality of the transport network is in fact one of the main objectives of land consolidation works.

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    Implications for Poverty Reduction and Shared Prosperity

    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    December, 2016
    Moldova, Europe, Central Asia

    The agricultural and food production sector plays a key role in fighting poverty and food insecurity in Moldova, but is facing critical challenges to modernize and integrate into the international market. This paper focuses on smallholder farms, which make up 95 percent of all farms, and explores their potential for growth and the poverty links. Findings reveal that structural change is slow and smallholder farm growth in Moldova is an exception, not the rule.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    May, 2016
    Romania, Europe, Central Asia

    Romania aims to be a country in which all citizens are provided with an equal opportunity toparticipate in society, where their basic needs are met and their differences respected, and whereall people feel valued and can live in dignity.Our society is still far from this ideal. One in every five Romanian people is income poor. Most of the people living in relative poverty in Romania are in persistent poverty, meening that they have been in poverty for at least the last three years.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Switzerland, Chile, Peru, Australia, Jamaica, Bolivia, China, Iran, Russia, Ethiopia, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, Argentina, India, United Kingdom, Mexico, Brazil

    Statements from FAO's Director-General and the King of Nepal, profiles of mountain issues and activities from countries such as Bolivia, Italy, Kyrgyzstan and Peru, and information on mountain forests, tropical cloud forests and sacred mountains complete Unasylva's foray into the mountains.

  8. Library Resource
    June, 2012
    Asia, Eastern Europe, Europe

    A major problem in the Europe and
    Central Asia (ECA) agricultural sector and rural areas
    during the transition was the breakdown of the relationships
    of farms with input suppliers and output markets. The
    simultaneous privatization and restructuring of the farms
    and of the up- and downstream companies in the agrifood
    chain have caused major disruptions. The result is that many
    farms and rural households face serious constraints in

  9. Library Resource
    August, 2014
    Ukraine

    The agri-food sector is an important
    part of the Ukrainian economy. Agriculture could make an
    even larger contribution to economic growth and the vitality
    of rural areas in Ukraine than is currently the case.
    Ukraine has the agro-climatic potential to be a major player
    on world agricultural markets. Agricultural competitiveness
    in Ukraine also suffers from inadequate systems to test and
    document food product quality and food safety.

  10. Library Resource
    February, 2013
    Romania

    This report presents the outcomes of the
    functional review of Romania's agricultural
    administration. Given the sectoral and territorial relevance
    of its regulatory domain, Romania s Agricultural and Rural
    Development Administration is a key administrative body
    undergoing this Functional Review. The review will examine
    whether the policy goals and objectives of the Ministry of
    Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR) and its agencies

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