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02/07/2009

Rural makeover in the Balkans: FAO-World Bank study explores the changing face of rural space in the Balkans


While the Western Balkans are seeing healthy economic growth overall, rural areas are falling behind, according to a new FAO-World Bank report.

Agricultural trade deficits are widening, climate change is putting pressure on agricultural resources, and young people are increasingly migrating to urban areas or abroad in search of economic opportunities.

More information at : http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/21804/icode/