By Catherine Chan-Halbrendt, Jean Fantle-Lepczyk
This ebook offers significant demanding situations and possibilities dealing with agriculture sectors within the wake of the transition from a deliberate to marketplace financial system. utilizing Albania as a case learn, it examines the shift from communism to loose markets and the lasting results of such switch on agricultural creation and schooling. utilizing basic examine resources to provide readers a correct portrayal of the trail that lies forward for lots of constructing international locations, the ebook additionally appears to be like on the way forward for agriculture in transitioning economies.
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Twenty Years of Transition in Central and Eastern Europe 17 Csaki, C. and Jambor, A. (2009) The Diversity of Effects of EU Membership on Agriculture in New Member States. Policy Studies on Rural Transition No. 2009–4, Food and Agriculture Organization Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, Budapest, Hungary. , Savastano, S. and Carletto, C. (2012) Land Fragmentation, Cropland Abandonment, and Land Market Operation in Albania. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 6032, World Bank, Washington, DC.
While enhancing the functioning of the land sales market can be an extended process, and requires reforms and increased trust and awareness related to public institutions, the land rental market can be more easily promoted and developed. So the rental market should be the subject of land advisory programs and taxation fiscal incentives. The need for reviving the land rental market becomes more critical if farmers’ rental agreements are to be eligible to benefit from national and EU pre-accession based subsidies.
2). 7 ha. Most studies carried out in Albania conclude that fragmentation is one of the most negative outcomes of the reform as it increases the input costs, performs weakly on economies of scale, increases the costs of transportation, reduces the effectiveness of irrigation, and limits access to mechanization (Lusho and Papa, 1998; Lemel, 2000; Civici, 2003; Guri and Jouve, 2003; MAFCP, 2007a). One major negative outcome of land reform had been the loss of fertile agricultural land. The new Albanian farmers did not understand the legal obligations related to land reform Law No.
Agricultural Markets in a Transitioning Economy: An Albanian Case Study by Catherine Chan-Halbrendt, Jean Fantle-Lepczyk