This paper aims to analyze the absorption of European funds designed for agriculture and rural space by Romania and one of its regions, in the context of integration in the European Union. The research was based on information collected within statistical surveys conducted at the national level and information collected by the county’s institutions. The results emphasis the absorption of the European Union founded programmes designed to support agriculture, with reference to the research area and identify the factors which influenced the reduced absorption rate. Some measures to be implemented in order increase the European funds in rural area were developed.
European funds, agriculture, rural development, funds absorption
R11, O11