Published in Scientific Papers. Series "Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and rural development", Vol. 14 ISSUE 2
Written by Ioana NICULAE, Georgiana Melania COSTAICHE, Reta CONDEI
The purpose of this paper is to highlight the progress of Romania on sustainable agriculture and what are theprospects for this type of development, given the possibilities and restrictions it has. For Romania, European Unionmember state, sustainable development represents a rational national perspective, resulting in a new paradigm ofdevelopment, to establish the confluence of economic, social and environmental. To highlight the development ofsustainable agriculture in Romania was taken into account a number of indicators, and calculate the indices fixedbase.The calculations were based on data provided by the Romanian Statistical Yearbooks 2008-2013, and the dataprovided on the website of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. To achieve sustainable development,Romania has important strengths such as: the soil that allows the practice of ecological agriculture, but there isalso problems, of which the most important are: scientific research in agriculture is low, the number of researchersis declining due to financial problems.