2010/1-2

EVALUATING LINKAGE BETWEEN OPERATORS’ SATISFACTION AND POTENTIAL OF LOCAL RESOURCES FOR RURAL TOURISM: EVIDENCE FROM MATSUURA IN JAPAN

by Yasuo Ohe, Shinichi Kurihara, Shinpei Shimoura As rural tourism evolves into diversification, the connection between the individual and local resource management is becoming an important issue for the sustainable evolution of rural tourism. To explore this point, we investigated conceptually and empirically whether rural tourism operators’ individual satisfaction enhances utilization…

EDUCATIONAL PROJECTS – SUPPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM AND RURAL AREAS IN SERBIA

by Jonel Subic, Zorica Vasiljevic & Sanjin Ivanovic The paper presents three mini-projects that have been implemented by The Institute of Agricultural Economics – Belgrade in the 2006–2008 period. Those were special educational projects in agriculture and rural development, whereas extension activities were concentrated onto three topics: farm management, support of…

THE ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF INNOVATION IN SHEEP BREEDING

by Gábor Bence Csatári During my investigations, I highlighted three innovations, all of which serve the production of a final product, sheep kefir. This product contains a unique added value and involves several innovational opportunities. I examined the complex economic analysis of the innovations and technological elements investigated with respect to…

CURRENT SITUATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE BEE-KEEPING SECTOR IN HUNGARY

by László Kárpáti, Zsolt Csapó & Georgina Ványi Árváné Rural development has become more and more important issue in Hungary since rural areas also contribute to the efficiency of the national economy. Development of rural areas also very important issue in the European Union, which could contribute to the improvement of…