Biodivervity in Bulgaria :: BD and agriculture
The development of agriculture in Bulgaria currently undergoes changes in terms of introducing and applying sustainable agricultural practices and policies which are in accordance with the ones in the European Union (EU). This process has certain institutional, legislative and social aspects.
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - Agrienvironment Department
Agrienvironment Department is part of “Development of Rural Areas and Investments" Directorate at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. The highlight of the work of Agrienvironmental department is the elaboration and coordination of the national and regional agro-environmental programs. Currently the draft of the National Agri-environment Programme for the period 2007-2013 has been under elaboration.
AgroWebBulgaria, a part of the AgroWeb Central and Eastern Europe Network is created in order to collect and provide information on agricultural institutions and other important agriculture related subjects to help users to find information and contacts in Central and Eastern European countries and former USSR:
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry- SAPARD Program
The European Commission initiated the SAPARD Program in 1998 to support the efforts made by the candidate countries in the pre-accession period as they prepare for their participation in the Common Agricultural Policy and the single market of the European Union. The objective is to provide financing for a wide range of measures for structural adjustment of agriculture and rural development as part of the common accession strategy of the candidate countries. THE SAPARD Program will be implemented for a 7-year period - from 2000 to 2006.
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