The National Association of Young Farmers in Bulgaria (NAMFB) is a non-for-profit, independent and voluntary organization, working in the public interest. Members of NAMFB are young farmers and young individuals, who are interested in farming and are between 18 and 40 years old. The Association is registered under the terms and procedures of the Non- Profit Legal Entities Act.
The Association was established in 2009 by young farmers from all over Bulgaria, active in a variety of agricultural fields. In December 2018 it has elected a new Managing Board and has attracted more than 20 new young farmers, representing a rich variety of agricultural sectors- fruit and vegetables, livestock breeding, beekeeping, wine production, agritourism and others.
NAMFB’s key objectives are: to defend the rights of young farmers at national and EU level; to work for the generational renewal of the farming sector and the revitalization of Bulgaria’s rural areas; to attract more young people to farming by fostering rural innovation and digitization.
To represent and defend the interests of young farmers and its members before the national, regional and European institutions.
To defend the interests of young farmers and its members in the process of development of legislative acts and strategies in the field of agriculture, food and forestry.
To work for the generational renewal and for attracting more young people in the agricultural sector.
To improve the skills of its members in the fields of agriculture and forestry, protection of the environment and the biodiversity through implementing good agricultural and environmental practices for the sustainable management of soil, water and air.Read more