AGRIPRENEURIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE LIVING IN ROMANIAN RURAL AREAS

Cosmin Sălășan, Georgeta Rață

Abstract


To attract young people to live and work in the rural area in Romania (as well as in any other part of the world), one needs to ensure a set of advantages among which creating job choices / opportunities. Since non-agricultural job opportunities in the rural area are scarce, the best solution would be to create agricultural job opportunities. To do so, one needs to turn subsistence family farms into entrepreneurial family farms. The problem is that, apart from low access to financial resources for SMEs, young farmers also face poor entrepreneurial culture (lack of basic management knowledge and skills). NGOs (including LAGs) could be providers of training in agricultural entrepreneurship. This paper details the necessary specific entrepreneurial / managerial knowledge, skills, and work styles.

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entrepreneurship; management; knowledge; skills; Romania

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