11. Analysis of productivity and efficiency of agricultural farms regionally

Author: Nelly Bencheva, Milena Tepavicharova

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In terms of the actual membership of Bulgaria in the EU, a number of changes in the structure and organization of the farms is observed, causing changes in their productivity and efficiency.
The purpose of this article is to make a comparative analysis of productivity and efficiency in different size, status and ownership of farms, assessing the opportunities for future improvement.
The study covers the period between 2007–2012. The research is based on data from the National Statistical Institute, Bulletins of the Agricultural Statistics department of MAF, direct contacts, completing of specifically developed for the purpose of analysis reports, spreadsheets, business documents and more. To specify the data and information the method of interview is applied.