Published in Scientific Papers. Series "Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and rural development", Vol. 13 ISSUE 4
Written by Elena LASCĂR
The concept of development means all forms and methods of socio-economic development, and it is based on ensuring a balance between these socio-economic systems and the elements of natural capital. Călăraşi county is situated in the South-East part of the country and of the Romanian Plain, on the left shore of the Danube. It has a surface of 5088 square km and it occupies 2.1% of Romania surface. The relief is mainly represented by fields. The county depends on agriculture and economy in the rural area. In the rural area of Călăraşi county 49.1% of the total population in the country lives, most involved in agricultural activities or activities related to it. Communes are the most important category of administrative units, both numerically and in terms of population. The present paper presents aspects regarding the potential of sustainable rural development of Vâlcelele commune in Călăraşi county.