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AGRILIFE- Agriculture and life sciences in the economy
SUSTAG - Sustainable Agriculture
STUDY
Sustainability of Semi-Subsistence Farming Systems in New Member States and Acceding Countries

AIMS
To analyse the impact of 2005 EC rural development measures and of other relevant policy options on socio-economic sustainability of Semi-Subsistence Farm Households (SFH).

DESCRIPTION
The study includes (i) the review of literature and quantitative sources on SFH in selected New Member States (Bulgaria, Romania and Poland), (ii) the analysis of current/prospective SFH socio-economic sustainability using survey data, and (iii) the evaluation of possible adjustment strategies improving SFH sustainability.

RESULTS

Final report: http://ipts.jrc.ec.europa.eu/publications/pub.cfm?id=3599

LINKS

Council Regulation (EC) No 1698/2005 of 20 September 2005 on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD)

Negotiations on accession by Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union (AA 21/2/05 Rev 2. Cf. Annex VIII, Section 1: Temporary additional rural development measures for Bulgaria and Romania)

CONTACT
Sergio Gomez y Paloma
Joint Research Centre