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Partnership of organic farming, eco-tourism and wilderness conservation – experiences of the pilot project "New Thracian Gold" in Bulgaria

Popov, Vladislav H. (2013) Partnership of organic farming, eco-tourism and wilderness conservation – experiences of the pilot project "New Thracian Gold" in Bulgaria. Paper at: IFOAM Organic World Congress 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, 13-15 October 2014. [Completed]

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The "New Thracian Gold" project is working in the Eastern Rhodope region of Bulgaria to alleviate migration and rural stagnation by establishing and testing a pilot model of partnership of partnership between organic farming, ecotourism and wilderness conservation. First results shows increasing number of certified organic farms, combined with local eco-tourism, new markets and increasing annual income of rural population.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:partnership, organic farming, cooperation, organic farmers
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englishpartnershipshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5602
Subjects: Farming Systems > Farm economics
Farming Systems > Social aspects
Food systems > Community development > Networks and ownership
Food systems > Produce chain management
Research affiliation: Bulgaria > Other institutions
International Conferences > 2014: 18th IFOAM OWC Practitioners Track
International Projects > Other funders
Deposited By: Popov, Dr. Vladislav
ID Code:23363
Deposited On:11 May 2015 13:46
Last Modified:11 May 2015 13:46
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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