Decree No. 290 on Agricultural Law. | Land Portal

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The Law totals 78 Articles and is divided in the following Chapters and: I, Fundamentals of the Agricultural Law; II, Agricultural Production; III, Strengthening of Material and Technological Foundation of Agriculture; IV, protection of Agricultural Resources; V, Management of Agricultural Products. The Law highlights agriculture as one of the major pillars of national economy because it ensures the supply of food to the population and the production of raw materials to be destined to industrial and commercial utilization. Moreover, it underlines the fact that the efforts needed to further encourage agricultural production and development are closely associated with the active participation of the community and the support of the Authorities in order to provide rational diversified farming activities and up-to-date equipment and technologies. Investments shall be profused in order to raise the level of operations and an accurate planning for agricultural production (crops, fruits, livestock, poultry etc. etc.) developed. Seeds shall be registered and tested before being sown and the production of grain shall represent a major issues, as also rice, maize, potatoes and other yielding crops. Livestock shall be raised with an emphasis on grazing animals , silkworm farms shall be encouraged in planting mulberries to increase silk production. No land shall be left uncultivated or abandoned and shall be re-allotted , even wetlands shall be drained and all agricultural land registered/Irrigation, electricity, equipments shall be object of investments and special funds shall be allocated to maintain and repair them. Pollution of soil and water shall be carefully prevented and controlled. Trading and selling of agricultural products shall be organized and supervised by the competent authorities.

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