Some aspects of sustainable development policy in rural Lithuania

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Abstract

This paper discusses the social, economic, and political aspects of agricultural and forestry sustainability in Lithuania and the world. It addresses the question of what types of rural economic structures may facilitate the development of sustainable rural communities. The paper also examines relationship between agricultural sustainability and industrialization, farm size, family farming, land use, the role of subsidies in agriculture and forestry. It addresses the aspects of sustainability of rural communities, the interplay of societies and ecosystems, and the natural mechanisms regulating densities and health of populations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-114
JournalJournal of Comparative Politics
Volume1
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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Keywords

  • Sustainable development
  • Communities

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