STATUS QUO OF GENDER EQUALITY IN EU RURAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
The relevance of article relates to achieving sustainable development goals, namely guaranteeing gender equality and eradicating hunger via enhancing agricultural production. The main research problem is determining the status quo of gender equality in EU rural business management. The purpose of the article is to estimate the female-to-male ratio among managers of agricultural holdings in EU member-states. The research methodology relies on converting the raw data to ratios, truncating the data at equality benchmark and ranking. This approach can be used for evaluating and monitoring the efficiency of measures aimed at fostering gender equality in the EU rural business.