Social Economy – Romanian Rural Area Development Support

Abstract :

At European and global level, the social economy has a strong impact in society with significant results that can be summarized this way both by the market shares held and their activity contribution to GDP, and by the number of members and the citizen’s welfare offered by the jobs created.

This work is part of the CAP reform in Europe after 2013, by which Romania will have to undergo a series of transformations including: promoting the social economy by encouraging cooperation and joint agriculture; stimulate the development of alternative economic activities such as organic farming, ecotourism, development and promotion of local products labelled, specialized human capital development and collaboration and sharing of best practices with experts from other EU Member States.