2008

Certain elements of population retaining ability and the ability to economically provide for a population of the countryside

by Ildikó Edit Tikász According to the data of population density, most of Hungary’s territory has rural features. Achieving EU supports in order to focus on developing the most underdeveloped communities, and in order to lessen the differences between communities, to establish priorities and to determine the rank of rural communities…

An analysis of the national strategies for sustainable development with special emphasis on the issues of agriculture and rural development

by Andrea Bauer Gáthy In this paper which is based on my dissertation I carried out a comprehensive analysis of the national strategies for sustainable development prepared by the EU and its member states. I paid special attention to agricultural and rural development issues discussed in the strategies. According to my…

Analysis of economic issues relating to the dairy sector, with emphasis on price transmission

by Péter András Popovics The dramatic decline in consumption after 1990 was an important problem during the analysis of the sector. Even today, consumption is still below the degree that was before the political change, and significantly lags behind the EU level. The importance of this topic is emphasized by the…

Agricultural outsourcing: A comparison between the Netherlands and Japan

by  Masayo Igata, Astrid Hendriksen and Wim Heijman Outsourcing may well be a tool for increasing the efficiency of Japanese agriculture. However, outsourcing is not frequently used by Japanese farmers in their day-to-day management. This has resulted in a weakly developed market for agricultural contracting services. In order to take…