COMPOSITE INDICATORS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL AGRICULTURE APPLIED TO THE STAVROPOL TERRITORY IN RUSSIA

The aim of this paper is to understand and evaluate agricultural sustainability in the Stavropol Territory by means of a composite indicator. In particular, the paper applies principal component analyses to calculate a composite sustainability index by integration of selected economic, social and environmental indicators. The results demonstrate the utility of analyzing several indicators in conjunction. The results also may indicate which variables influence development of regional agriculture. This information is important in order to design agricultural support policy and to implement an increase the sustainability of the agriculture sector.


Issue Date:
Dec 31 2017
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/273277
ISSN:
1789-221X
Language:
English
Published in:
APSTRACT: Applied Studies in Agribusiness and Commerce, 11, 3-4
Page range:
81-88
JEL Codes:
O13; Q11
Note:
DOI: 10.19041/APSTRACT/2017/3-4/12 ISSN 1789-7874




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