ANALYSIS OF THE ORGANIC AGRICULTURE LEVEL OF DEVELOPMENT IN THE EUROPEAN UNION COUNTRIES
The purpose of this paper is to analyse the development of organic agriculture in the member states of the European Union. The aim is ranking the member states of the European Union according to the degree of development of organic agriculture using the proper methodology, or using multi-criteria analysis, in order to determine which member state has made the most signifcant development of the observed agricultural production. This is realized by using the VIKOR and ENTROPY methods. The research results suggest that there is a difference in the level of development of organic agriculture in the member states of the European Union.Results of regression and correlation analysis indicate signifcant positive correlation between the levels of development of organic agricultural production and economic growth in the European Union countries. Economic growth is one of the conditions of improving the development of organic agriculture.
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