Conditions of sustainable development in the Czech Republic in compliance with the recommendation of the European Commission
M. Hrabánková, I. Boháčkováhttps://doi.org/10.17221/587-AGRICECONCitation:Hrabánková M., Boháčková I. (2009): Conditions of sustainable development in the Czech Republic in compliance with the recommendation of the European Commission. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 55: 156-160.
The Program Period of the European Union for the years 2007–2013 is focused on the support of standardization of rural development and the creation of a space for its sustainable development. Agriculture is in the structure of production and non-production functions an important factor of social-economic development of countryside and it contributes to the increase of its growth potential. Diversification of activities in the countryside has a significant influence on the stability of settlement, the development of employment in the countryside, and the sustenance of entrepreneurial structures in rural regions.Keywords:sustainable development of the countryside, multifunctional agriculture, diversification of activities, EU Operational Program