President Iohannis: Modernising agriculture, turning it into growth engine, essential

President Iohannis: Modernising agriculture, turning it into growth engine, essential

President Klaus Iohannis says modernising agriculture and reforming it into an engine for economic growth are essential.

“Unfortunately, after 25 years of reform and billions of euros worth of investment, sustainable development is still late to emerge in Romania’s agriculture and countryside. Modernising agriculture and reforming it into an engine for economic growth are essential. To do that we need private initiatives, small industries and family farms, technological upgrading and adequate infrastructure,” Iohannis said in a message on the 145th anniversary of the Cluj-Napoca University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine read out on Thursday by his adviser Ligia Deca. More…