Management Theory and Studies for Rural Business and Infrastructure Development, Volume 39, Number 2

INNOVATION, A NEW SOLUTION OF RURAL AREAS

Pencea Georgeta Cristina

Abstract

Fast changes in agriculture can contribute to the increase of productivity andRomania can go on the same path of innovation and development (in terms of agriculture) with Poland. Therefore, the purpose of research is to provide an overview of Romania’s situation in a ranking of European countries where innovation is best capitalize. The last chapter on the paper includes a comparation between Romania and Lithuania regarding the invovation in the rural areas, based on Eurostat data.The research methodology is based on quantitative research, collecting data from the specific sites and the interpretation of the graphics optained. The result was that the two countries have similar percentages of the indicators measuring innovationand the reason for using empirical methods to produce food and the incapacity to adapt to the marketing demands is represented by the lack of education and information.

JEL Codes: E24, O31, Q55.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.15544/mts.2017.16

Keyword(s): Agriculture, grants, innovation, innovation barriers, Lithuania, Romania


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