2012/3-4

IMPACTS AND EXTERNALITIES OF AGRICULTURAL MODERNIZATION IN BRAZILIAN STATES

by Caio César de Medeiros Costa, Paulo Ricardo da Costa Reis & Marco Aurélio Marques Ferreira This study aimed to analyze the relationship between the levels of agricultural modernization and socioeconomic indicators of the Brazilian federation units. A multivariate approach to data analysis led to the creation of the Index…

EFFECTIVENESS, EFFICIENCY AND SUSTAINABILITY IN LOCAL RURAL DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPS

by Krisztián Kis, József Gál & Antal Véha Due to the ever-increasing role the LEADER approach is playing in realizing rural development policy, Local Action Groups (LAGs) have become key actors in the institutional system of rural development. Through their activity in supporting and improving local development, they represent a…

EDUCATION AS A FACTOR OF AWARENESS DEVELOPMENT OF ORGANIC PRODUCT CONSUMERS

by Gordana Tomić, Maja Đurica & Nenad Đokić Organic agriculture provides good quality products, the development of sustainable agriculture, environmental protection and economic efficiency. To develop a habit of consuming organic food, as is case with all habits, it is necessary to educate the younger population, so that they can…

THE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE OF TOURISM IN NORTHERN HUNGARIAN REGION, WITH SPECIAL REGARD TO HEVES COUNTY

by Róbert Szabó he study shows the economic performance of public accommodation establishments (especially in Heves County) in the period of 2000–2008 in the context of basic touristic indicators like the number of public accommodation establishments, capacity, arrivals, bednights, average length of stay, revenue (structure of revenue), and the role…

CONSUMER POTENTIAL ANALYSIS OF FEASIBILITY CRITERIA OF GEOTHERMAL PROJECTS

by Tünde Jenei The University of Debrecen, Faculty of Engineering, has been conducting a research program in geothermal energy since 2008. This program enabled me to devise an analytical study of the monetary and non-monetary criteria of geothermal projects. The monetary criteria of a region or a location for geothermal…

COMPARING THE LEVELS OF EXPECTATION AND SATISFACTION OF INDIAN AND FOREIGN ADVENTURE TOURISTS VISITING INDIA

by Prof Anu Singh Lather, Dr. Reena Singh & K. Ajay Sing Purpose – The present study is undertaken to explore the difference between expectation and satisfaction level of Indian and foreign adventure tourists and the relationship between the levels of expectation and satisfaction of Indian and foreign adventure tourists.…

COMPARATIVE YIELD RISK CALCULATIONS OF SOUR CHERRY AND PEAR VARIETIES REGARDING RISK AVERSION

by Szilvia Persely, Imre Ertsey & Márta Ladányi Fruit production in the world is increasing continuously. Though in the past few years China and some South-American countries have extended their fruit producing areas, Europe remains to be one of the greatest fruit producers in the world. In the middle of…