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Strategies Regarding the Sustainable Development of Agriculture in Romania in Terms of Climate Risk

Climate change suppression in agriculture is a priority objective of EU Member States strategic development activities. The interdisciplinary nature of these activities involves a comprehensive approach by identifying and linking development activities and intra and inter-sectorial implementation measures with the response to the effects of climate change. The complex effects of climate change on agriculture substantiate the need of decision making on risk suppression in order to maintain appropriate standards of crops and promote sustainable agriculture. Therefore, variability and climate change must be addressed through daily agricultural activities, with the help of suppression strategies and adaptation measures. Adaptation options are many and range from the technical to behavioural change at the individual level.

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Posted in Economics, Volume IV, Issue no. 1

Forest Protection and Climate Change – Integrated Approach through Market Based Mechanisms

Currently it is unfolding the United Nations International Year for Forests. This underlines the recognition of forests importance for the contemporary and future society and envisages raising awareness on several aspects to be considered by the variety of stakeholders for forestry. Meanwhile, the rate of deforestation halted its increase although remain high with more than ten million tropical forest being destroyed in each year. Deforestation economics is more than explanatory in this respect and supportive for urgent and effective policy action that could improve incentives for sustainable forest management instead of conversion or logging. REDD+ is among the latest and most challenging policy tools developed within a global approach addressing both climate change and forest protection in an integrated manner underpinned by the convergence of interests in these two major environmental areas. The paper envisages to explain the interdependencies and to highlight progresses made in implementation.

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Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6