social capital

PERSPECTIVES FOR DEVELOPMENT SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA

by Dumitru Stratan Social entrepreneurship, as a field for research and scientific disputes between scholars and practitioners, it still remains a novel investigation area, as far as new opportunities, challenges, business approaches and concepts appear into the modern world and competitive market. This paper puts emphasis on social framework behind the…

AGRI-ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT: HUNGARY AFTER EU ACCESSION

by Judit Kovács Katona In Hungary, similarly to developed countries, the share of agriculture in the GDP has declined. Even so, preparation of the sector’s long term strategy is crucial, as the role of agriculture exceeds the results represented in the GDP. Environmental and social functions of agriculture are revaluated in…

OPPORTUNITIES AND OBSTACLES OF AREABASED PARTNERSHIPS IN RURAL HUNGARY – MAIN FEATURES OF THE OPERATIONS OF LEADER LOCAL ACTION GROUPS BASED ON A NATIONWIDE SURVEY

by Krisztián Kis – Köteles Rita Szekeresné Based on the results of our questionnaire survey, our study presents the major operational features of LEADER LAGs established in Hungary in the second half of 2007. Our national survey indicated that most of the partnerships established do not have experience in the implementation…

Rural resilience and the role of social capital among farmers in Kirundo province, Northern Burundi

by Bonaventure Minani, Déo-Guide Rurema & Philippe Lebailly In Burundi, more than 90% of the active population is engaged in family agriculture, which plays a vital role in food production and constitutes more than 50% of the GDP. Before the civil war of 1993, Kirundo was deemed the “breadbasket of…