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Agricultural Water Governance and Policies in Bulgaria


  • Hrabrin Bachev


This paper analyses the evolution and efficiency of agricultural water governance and policies in Bulgaria during the post-communist transition and EU integration. The paper presents the process of transformation of agricultural water governance embracing all mechanisms and modes and assesses the impact of newly evolved system of governance on efficiency and sustainability. Finally, it concludes suggesting a few recommendations for the improvement of public policies and strategies for effective and sustainable agricultural water management.

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  • Hrabrin Bachev, 2011. "Agricultural Water Governance and Policies in Bulgaria," The IUP Journal of Governance and Public Policy, IUP Publications, vol. 0(1), pages 51-61, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:icf:icfjgp:v:06:y:2011:i:1:p:51-61

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    1. Bachev, Hrabrin, 2022. "Unpacking the governance of agro-ecosystem services – the case of Bulgaria," MPRA Paper 111693, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Bachev, Hrabrin & Koteva, Nina & Ivanov, Bojidar & Mitova, Dilyana & Boevski, Ivan & Terziev, Dimitar & Dimova, Nadejda & Dimitrova, Reneta & Marinov, Petar & Zvyatkova, Daniela & Sarov, Angel & Koste, 2021. "Холистичен Подход За Дефиниране, Оценяване И Подобряване На Конкурентоспособността На Земеделските Стопанства В България [A holistic framework for defining, evaluating, and improving the competitiv," MPRA Paper 111498, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Bachev, Hrabrin & Yovchevska, Plamena & Mitova, Dilyana & Toteva, Desislava & Mitov, Anton, 2013. "Еко-Управление В Българското Селското Стопанство [Environmental Management in Bulgarian Agriculture]," MPRA Paper 52202, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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