OP for Development of Fishery Industry and Aquaculture in Bulgaria

OP for Development of Fishery Industry and Aquaculture in Bulgaria

The main purpose of financial assistance is to ensure environmentally sustainable management of natural resources, good profit fleet, sustainable development of aquaculture including processing and marketing, increasing the incomes of fishermen, and improving living conditions in coastal areas.


Priorities:


Priority area 1: Adaptation of the fishing fleet capacity
Priority area 2: Development of aquaculture, processing and marketing
Priority area 3: Promotion of activities of collective interest
Priority area 4: Sustainable development of coastal zones
Priority area 5: Technical Assistance


Potential beneficiaries: The Contracting authority responsible for development of the sector, institutes specialized in research on fisheries and aquaculture sector, associations of fishermen, fishermen, SMEs engaged in fisheries and fish processing, and professional organizations.


The total program budget of the fisheries and aquaculture is currently not defined. Financing will be through the European Structural Funds.


Contracting authority: Executive Agency for Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. (www.mzh.government.bg)