• Vesna Popović, PhD Institute of Agricultural Economics, Belgrade
  • Radojica Sarić, M.A. Institute of Agricultural Economics, Belgrade
  • Marijana Jovanović, B.Sc. Institute of Agricultural Economics, Belgrade


The main subjects of consideration in the paper are: conceptual issues of sustainability in agriculture and analysis of resources base, production systems structure and policy framework for sustainable development of agriculture in Danube basin area. In a dynamically changing and complicating environment the sustainability of agriculture is provided by the optimal mix of site-specific production systems and techniques that in dynamic interaction produce a trade-off of environmental, economic and social values and services in the area observed. Motivation of farmers and other stakeholders in their implementation is provided by coordinated actions of environmental, agricultural, spatial, economic and social policy. A variety of natural conditions and resources allow the use of various agricultural production systems in the Danube basin area, and the success in securing the sustainable development of the sector as a whole will depend on appropriate policy actions and stakeholder cooperation at all levels.


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How to Cite
POPOVIĆ, Vesna; SARIĆ, Radojica; JOVANOVIĆ, Marijana. SUSTAINABILITY OF AGRICULTURE IN DANUBE BASIN AREA. Economics of Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 59, n. 1, p. 73-87, mar. 2012. ISSN 2334-8453. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 30 oct. 2020.

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