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This study deepens the analysis on the interactions between technological trends and the developments which can be expected to take place in the next decade(s) in the areas of agriculture and rural development, human capital formation and social systems. It highlights which key problems need to be addressed in the candidate countries in the light of their accession to the EU as well as how the ongoing reform process in the EU will be affected by enlargement.

The full text of this report is available online at:

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Authors: BRAUN A ET AL, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, European Science and Technology Observatory, Seville (ES)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 20248 EN (2002), pp.145. Euro: Free of charge
Availability: Available from European Commission, JRC Knowledge Management Unit, Ispra (IT) Tel: +39 033278 9843 or +39 033278 9864 Fax: +39 033278 9623 E-mail:
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