MANAGING PERMANENT GRASSLAND IN THE AIM OF SUSTAINABLE RURAL DEVELOPMENT OF CARPATHIAN REGION IN SERBIA

In the paper were analyzed areas, cadastral structure and yields of meadows and pastures, disposable livestock fund and demographic and investment potential in agriculture of Carpathian area in Serbia, which encompasses the territory of NP “Djerdap” and cadastral municipality (CM)  Golubac, CM Topolnica and part of CM Majdanpek,  in naturally hinterland of the park. Besides natural values preservation of NP “Djerdap” and ecologically valuable and sensitive localities in its hinterland, sustainable use of HNV meadow-pastoral land series makes a base for development of low intensity pastoral livestock breeding and processing and sale of got high-quality traditional meat and dairy products and thereby contributes to population density preservation, development of entrepreneurial ship and sustainable tourism, as well as regional development in the whole.

Due to protection and improvement of ecological, production-economic and scenery values of natural and semi-natural grassland is necessary to take special land reclamation measures, stipulated by the law and good agricultural practice, primarily by ensuring usual mowing or controlled grazing. Agro-ecological compensation for preservation of HNV grassland in good agro-ecological conditions and supporting measures to renewal and improvement of pastoral livestock breeding and improvement of processing and sale of traditional meat and dairy products have an important role in animation of agricultural producers, entrepreneurs and local community for more active engagement and investment in these areas.

Autori: Поповић Весна, Нада Мијајловић, Јонел Субић

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PERCENTAGE OF DIFFERENT PRODUCT CATEGORIES ON REGISTERED PDO

Percentage of different product categories on registered PDO (September 2009)

Product category

% on total PDO

Cheese

31,0

Oils and fats (butter, margarine, oil, etc.).

19,5

Fresh or processed fruit, vegetables and cereals

18,3

Meat products (cooked, salted, smoked, etc.).

5,7

Fresh meat (and offal)

5,5

Natural mineral waters and spring waters (suspended) (1)

5,1

Other products of Annex I to the Treaty (spices, etc.).

3,8

Other products of animal origin (eggs, honey, dairy products except butter, etc.).

3,8

Bread, pastry, confectionery, biscuits

08

Natural mineral waters and spring waters (suspended) (1)

0,6

Source: Bioagricoop processing on European Commission data (data base DOOR).