Selected Reliable Indicators of Sustainable Land Management (SLM) in The European Union

Zsuzsanna Tóth-Naár, Tamás Antal Naár, Ádám Pál Sőreg, Sergey Vinogradov


The concept of sustainability and the feasibility options have been discussed in specialized literature sources for about three decades only.
Sustainable development has several definitions; it is defined both in narrow and wider sense. The definition of sustainability is regarded
inevitable because the sustainability of agriculture can be interpreted only within this fixed conceptual framework. Our study primarily deals
with issues of sustainability in farming practices being specific to countries and regions of the European Union. In frames of the current research
we provide the analysis of the ability to produce value added within agricultural sector, the intensity of farming, the non-renewable external
input use, farm structure as well as the European-level relations being directed towards the preservation of land productivity.

agricultural economics, sustainable land management, indicators, natural resource economics

Zsuzsanna Tóth-Naár PhD, associate professor, Szent Istvan University, Institute of Economics, Law and Methodology, Gödöllő, Páter Károly u. 1, 2100, Hungary, tel.: +36 28 522 000, e-mail:

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