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Agricultural pluriactivity - an income possibility for less favoured rural areas - experience and prospects

: Agricultural pluriactivity - an income possibility for less favoured rural areas - experience and prospects. Rural change in Europe: research programme on farm structures and pluriactivity Structural policies and multiple job holding in the rural development process Second review meeting, Waldkirchen, 18-21 September 1988: 219-228

There are two main types of less-favoured rural areas in Austria: (1) remote areas and isolated valleys in the Alps; and (2) large parts of the area located close to the eastern border, in the northeast close to Czechoslovakia and in the southeast close to Hungary and Yugoslavia. Agricultural conditions differ between the Alpine areas and the eastern border areas.

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