The irrigation system in Brăila – a farmer economic focused approach

Monica Mihaela TUDOR, Mihai Alexandru CHITEA


In the present context marked by ever increasing global climate changes, the use of irrigations in agriculture represents not only an option but more and more a necessity for ensuring a higher yield of agricultural products whose demand increases every year based on population growth. The present paper focuses on the specific elements of the irrigation systems from Brăila County, the way the farmers have access to and the different implications derived by using these systems. The paper turns to quantitative analysis of available statistical data and qualitative analysis of the interviews with local farmers focused on economic efficiency of the water used for irrigations.




agriculture, irrigation, Brăila, economic efficiency, firm behaviour

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