Management Theory and Studies for Rural Business and Infrastructure Development, Volume 20

Territorial indicators for rural development: targeting lagging areas in Lithuania

Emilija Kairytė, William H. Meyers

Abstract

The article presents research on diagnostics of lagging rural territories in Lithuania. It is
based on the first phase of a joint technical support undertaken by Lithuanian Institute of Agrarian
Economics and the World Bank in 2007. This technical assistance was designed to assist the
Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania in their efforts to refine support programs
for lagging rural territories in current and future programming periods for EU rural and regional
development funds.

Keyword(s): lagging rural territories, problematic territories, less favoured areas, rural development indices, envelopes, regional development


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