Subsidies for the organic agriculture
J. Jánský, I. Živělováhttps://doi.org/10.17221/992-AGRICECONCitation:Jánský J., Živělová I. (2007): Subsidies for the organic agriculture. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 53: 393-402.
The paper presents selected results of the research intent No. MSM 6215648904 “Czech national economy in processes of integration and globalization and the development in sectors of agriculture and services under conditions of European integrated market“. Its authors evaluate the effects of subsidies on the development of organic farming in the Czech Republic and in some selected EU countries. In the Czech Republic, the height of subsidies for the organic farming is continuously increasing. In 1998, the total amount of subsidies was 48 million CZK while in 2004 it increased to nearly 277 million CZK. Numbers of organic farms as well as the area under organic farming increased in dependence on the subsidies for this form of agricultural production.Keywords:organic agriculture, development of organic agriculture, state subsidies for organic agriculture