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An Assessment of Sustainability of Bulgarian Farms

Hrabrin Bachev ()

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: The issue of assessment sustainability of agricultural farms as a whole and of different type is among the most topical for researchers, farmers, investors, administrators, politicians, interests groups and public at large. Despite that practically there are no assessments on sustainability level of Bulgarian farms in conditions of European Union Common Agricultural Policy implementation. This article applies a holistic framework and assesses sustainability of Bulgarian farms as a whole and of different juridical type, size, production specialisation, and ecological and geographical location. Initially the method of the study is outlined, and overall characteristics of surveyed holdings presented. After that an assessment is made of integral, governance, economic, social, environmental sustainability of farms in general and of different type and location. Next, structure of farms with different sustainability levels is analysed. Finally, factors for improving sustainability of Bulgarian farms are identified, and directions for further research and amelioration of farm management and public intervention in the sector suggested.

Keywords: farm sustainability; governance; economic; social; ecological aspects; Bulgaria (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q1 Q12 Q13 Q15 Q18 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-agr, nep-env and nep-tra
Date: 2017-01
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