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CNAA / Theses / 2012 / May /

Land relations improvement in the context of individual farms consolidation and sustainable development of the agricultural sector in the Republic of Moldova

Author: Cimpoieş Dragoş
Degree:doctor habilitat of economics
Speciality: 08.00.05 - Economy and Management (in branch)
Scientific consultant: Tudor Bajura
doctor habilitat, professor, National Institute for Economic Research , Academy of Sciences of Moldova
Institution: Agrarian State University of Moldova
Scientific council: DH 60-08.00.05
Agrarian State University of Moldova


The thesis was presented on the 18 May, 2012
Approved by NCAA on the 5 July, 2012


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land relation, individual farm, land consolidation, fragmentation, land bank, sustainable development


Structure of the thesis includes introduction, five chapters, general conclusions and recommendations, list of references from 271 sources, 24 appendixes, 255 pages of the main text, 55 figures, 46 tables, 44 formulas. The obtained results of the investigation were published in 42 scientific papers.

The field of the research are the land relations within the agricultural sector in the context of land consolidation and sustainable agricultural development in the Republic of Moldova.

The main goal and objectives of this research is the improvement of the land relations within the agricultural sector in the context of the individual farms consolidation in the Republic of Moldova.

The scientific novelty and originality of the carried research is: the development of buy-and-sell land relations of agricultural land by developing a completely new procedure of reducing the excessive transaction costs and simplifying of the land transactions procedures, development of recommendations regarding the improvement of the regulation of land relations with major impact on farm consolidation, application of a completely new methodology of evaluation of farms size in Moldova, by using their economic dimension, assessment of farm consolidation by using economic and spatial indicators, elaboration of principles of activity of a public land bank in Moldova.

The theoretical importance of the paper is the development of the concept of land consolidation in the context of the improvement of land relations and sustainable agricultural development in the Republic of Moldova.

The practical importance of the thesis is that the scientific results can be used by policy makers and institutions in agriculture for the improvement of existing measures in land consolidation, as well as for the evaluation of farm size. The recommended methods will allow implementation of cardinal structural adjustements within the agricultural sector, following the EU experience, appearance of economic viable individual farms, increasing of the rural families well-being, and as a consequence – will lead to a sustainable agricultural development.

Implementation of scientific results. The results of scientific investigations have been implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry, Agency of Interventions and Payments in Agriculture and the National Bureau of Statistics.