Agroindustrial Complexes and Personal Holdings in Bulgaria — Does That Mean a “Mixed” Policy?

  • Vera Ivanova
Part of the Vienna Institute for Comparative Economic Studies book series (VICES)


The title originally suggested for this chapter was “Agroindustrial complexes and personal initiatives — Bulgarian mixed policy”. The implied description of Bulgarian agricultural policy as “mixed”, is not, however, proved. It needs some analysis and elucidation of the real processes. For this reason I have put the title in the form of a question which I will try to answer. My object is to explain the socio-economic charac-teristics of the Agroindustrial Complexes (AICs for short) and personal holdings in Bulgaria, to throw some light on the basis and degree of their compatibility and homo-geneity, to show the production results of the two kinds of farms and to assess their contribution to the national economic task of achieving “local self-sufficiency” and the further qualitative improvement of the food consumption of the whole Bulgarian people.


Public Organisation Contractual Relation Agricultural Organisation Cooperative Farmer Poultry Breeding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vera Ivanova
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  1. 1.Institute of International Relations and Socialist IntegrationBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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