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Providing of free trainings in the frame of “Rural Development Programme” 2007 - 2013, Measure 111

Program: Rural Development Fund Programme 2007-2013 funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development

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Period of implementation: May 2011 – November 2012
Project duration: 18 months
Total  value: 169 182 EUR



DABS implemented a project under Measure 111 (Training, information and diffusion of knowledge) from the Rural Development Fund Programme 2007-2013. Measure 111 relates to vocational training within Axis 2. The Programme is financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.

Objective: Under Measure 111 supplementary training and information activities were offered to farmers on voluntary basis to improve their capacity and skill for the implementations of the individual agri-environmental packages.


Dobrudja Agricultural and Business School organized 3-days seminars under the programme in 4 different topics:

·         Organic farming - European perspectives and Development” – total of 12 seminars

·         New Technologies and European experience in the cultivation of grains and fodder crops” – 11 seminars

·         Viticulturecurrent trends” – 6 seminars

·         Modern practices and technologies in animal breeding” – 15 seminars


In the period 2011-2012 DABS organized short-term thematic vocational training courses for over 1200 agricultural producers. A total of 44 seminars were held in 6 different cities in Bulgaria.