ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT IN FARMING ENTERPRISES IN BULGARIA

Abstract
This paper presents the results of a first large-scale study on forms, factors, and efficiency of eco-management in farming enterprises of different type (individual and family farms, agri-firms, agro-corporations, agro-cooperatives etc.) in Bulgaria. First, a brief characterization of surveyed “eco-active” farming enterprises is made. After that, diverse (internal, private, contract, market, formal, informal, hybrid etc.) forms and the scope of eco-management in farming enterprises are analyzed. Next, different (ideological, economic, market, social etc.) factors of eco-management in farming enterprises are specified. After that, analysis is made on costs, effects, efficiency and perspectives of eco-management in farming enterprises. Finally, conclusions from the study are summarized.

Authors
Hrabrin Bachev
Institute of Agricultural Economics, Sofia, Bulgaria

Keywords
Environmental Management, Agri-Business, Farming Enterprises, Forms, Factors, Efficiency, Bulgaria
Published By :
ICTACT
Published In :
ICTACT Journal on Management Studies
( Volume: 2 , Issue: 2 )
Date of Publication :
May 2016

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