Romania


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AGRICULTURE

 

The Rumanian agriculture faces an important gap concerning its agricultural policy. However, in 1997, the World Bank granted a loan of 350 million dollars to help the government to apply its agricultural policy.


Agricultural population (in thousands)

Total population

2 228

Agricultural population

2 534

Non agricultural population

19 745

Source : 2004, FAOSTAT


Land use

Cultivated surface area

14 800 000

Irrigated surface area

3 077 000

Number of farms

4 256 150

Number of tractors

169 177

Source : 2003, FAOSTAT


Production indicators

Main crops

Product Production (in thousands) Harvested surface (1000 ha) Yield by hectare (kg/ha)
Maize 10389 2609 3982
Wheat 2448 2999
Potatoes 3739 285 13104
Sunflower seed 1341 957 1401
Barley 1079 472 2287

Source : 2005, FAOSTAT

Livestock


Specie Headcount (in thousands)
Chickens 87014
Sheep 7425
Pigs 6495
Ducks 4000
Geese and guinea fowls 4000

Source : 2005, FAOSTAT


Fishing (in metric tons)



Shellfish, mollusks and cephalopods Saltwater fish Freshwater fish
n.c. 1 962 9 792

Source : 2005, FAOSTAT