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.
State Fund Agriculture
The State Fund Agriculture has been established in 1998 under the Agricultural Producers Support Act to provide financial support to agricultural producers under state aid programmes, pre-accession SAPARD Programme, Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) of the European Union, including the Rural Development Programme.
The State Fund Agriculture is accredited by the European Commission as SAPARD Agency and Paying Agency. The conditions and procedures for the financial support under SAPARD Programme as well as the requirements to the beneficiaries are defined by Ordinances of the Minister of Agriculture and Food according to the National Development Plan for Agriculture and Rural Areas and the Multi-annual Financial Agreement under the Special Pre-accession Programme of the European Union for the Development of Agriculture and Rural Areas in the Republic of Bulgaria.
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry
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