Supporting of disadvantaged areas from Romania through agri-environment measures of the RDP 2007-2013

Alina-Mirela MARCU


Rural development policy of the European Union provides funding for a wide range of measures that Member States use for supporting the sustainable development of rural areas with the aid of rural development programs (RDP) at national level according to their needs. In this respect, Romania has drafted in accordance with Community legislation in effect the National Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 to improve the balance between economic
development and sustainable use of natural resources. In addition to this, it was created the legal basis of agri-environmental measures, measures which encouraged particularly the farmers to protect, to maintain and to improve the environmental quality by promoting a sustainable management of farmland and of forest surfaces. But, at the national level, the results of analysis indicate a low degree of implementing these measures due to very small number of projects completed

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