Paper Title
Knowledge -Based Economy In The Polish Agriculture

There are many factors both internal and external, influence on the countries development. In modern global world, "the driving force" of an increase in competitiveness is above all an access to information as well as acquisition and use of knowledge enabling gaining the position distinguishing market participants and their products mostly through innovations and companies or product brand creation. In rankings of development of knowledge-based economy Poland holds one of last places in the EU. In Poland the level of innovation and introducing information and communication technology the assessed as the lowest. Keywords- development, knowledge, ranking, KEI, IUS, agriculture