14. Problems of organizational restructuring of vegetable production in Bulgaria

Author: Vasko Koprivlenski

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The study analyzes the status of vegetable production in Bulgaria in the last 10 years (2003–2013). Revealed unfavorable trends in its development. Identified factors that have an impact on retention in the industry. Organizational, economic, demographic, political and more. Require a few key findings: Vegetable production is in crisis; Sub-sector is undercapitalized and unable alone to generate funds for their development – Is needed external financial assistance; Possible outcome is organizational restructuring of vegetable production.
The focus in the article is placed on the principles and approaches for the establishment of vegetable producers by building functional farming cooperatives of different types – processing, procurement, marketing, finance or carry out certain services.
The aim is to create favorable economic conditions that will ensure sustainable vegetable farms, efficiency and competitiveness in the context of the CAP of EC.