FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Bulgaria

  • From Denmark to the Rhodopes: bringing fisheries closer to citizens

    26/04/2021
    - Basic page
    After a study visit to Fyn FLAG in Denmark, a fishers’ association member was inspired to adapt one of the Danish projects to his area’s needs. The project aims to boost tourism and improve local knowledge of fisheries heritage.
  • From Denmark to the Rhodopes: bringing fisheries closer to citizens

    16/04/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    After a study visit to Fyn FLAG in Denmark, a fishers’ association member was inspired to adapt one of the Danish projects to his area’s needs. The project aims to boost tourism and improve local knowledge of fisheries heritage.
  • Autumn Passages 2020: promoting fisheries in the old city of Nessebar

    02/03/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    The municipality of Nessebar organised the first edition of “Autumn Passages” in 2020. During this festival, the local community and tourists enjoyed of a wide range of activities to promote Black Sea fisheries products, fishing as a profession and preserving maritime heritage.
  • FLAG Samokov

    15/05/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG territory is located in western Bulgaria close to Sofia. The area’s landscape is mixed and includes mountainous highlands, several rivers, and many natural water resources which are in good ecological condition and one of the main assets of local fisheries.
  • Burgas-Kameno FLAG

    09/04/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is situated in the Burgas region and covers part of the Burgas Bay and its adjacent inland zones. The FLAG territory also includes the municipality of Kameno, which is a rural area. In total, there are 27 water basins on the FLAG territory. The fisheries industry is represented by six aquaculture farms and eight processing companies.
  • Pomorie FLAG

    23/01/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG territory is in the south-east planning region of Bulgaria. The region has a strong fisheries tradition, though fisheries jobs only account for approximately 1% of the area’s total employment. However, many local fishers also engage in other occupations and activities such as tourism and services.
  • Bulgarian Black Sea Agreement Byala-Dolni chiflik-Avren

    23/01/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG territory includes 45km of the Black Sea coast in Varna Province, equating to approximately 13% of the Bulgarian Black Sea coastline. The leading industries in the area are tourism and agriculture. Fisheries in the region are small-scale and important in the local population – roughly 5% of the economically active population are engaged in fisheries.
  • Shabla - Kavarna - Balchik FLAG

    23/01/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG territory has two geographically distinct areas, the coastal region to the east and the Dobrudzha plateau to the west. Fishing in the coastal areas, on the Black Sea, is traditional activity and important to the livelihood of many local communities. Fisheries are predominantly small-scale, accounting for approximately 90% of the sectors total employment.
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    BG - FLAG Cooperation in Bulgaria

    15/01/2019
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    Cooperation projects in Bulgaria are likely to emerge later in the programming period, towards the end of the programming period as FLAGs started the implementation of their strategies later than most Member States.
  • High Western Rhodopes FLAG

    01/08/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG territory is situated in the southern part of Bulgaria (in the western part of the Rhodope Mountains). The mountainous area has several rivers, which are among the largest in Bulgaria. The region has a relatively low population density which is nearly three times lower than the national average.