[Title:] Agrarian Economy and Rural Development - Realities and Perspectives for Romania. 6th Edition of the International Symposium [Publisher:] The Research Institute for Agricultural Economy and Rural Development (ICEADR) [Place:] Bucharest [Year:] 2015 [Pages:] 441-446
Mankind's concern for population's health and malnutrition prevention starts from the physiological requirement, from the food resources of each country, from the culinary customs and traditions from that area. According to the data published by NSI and EUROSTAT, the surface cultivated with vegetables and fruit trees has been constant, the variations were small from one year to another in both Romania and European Union countries, the differences from a country to another resulting from the average hectare production, the varieties and the used technologies. In Romania, the annual average vegetables, respectively fruits consumption, per inhabitant varied according to the data published by NSI between 148,7-162,9 kg fresh and processed vegetables and 65,7-74,7 kg fresh and processed fruits, per year. The surfaces in Romania cultivated with vegetables and fruit trees and the intern productions of vegetables and fruits placed under the consumption requirement, which let to substantial imports in order to complete it. In conclusion, it is recommeded to support/fund the domestic producers of vegetables and fruits throughout the process, from the production to the production capitalization, for covering the intern consumption requirement from the domestic production, as well as to deliver the surplus production to export.
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