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Quarterly Bulletin of the Bulgarian National Rural Network

Tool category
& type

Publications and Printed Products:

  • Newsletter
  • Keyword(s)

    Common agricultural policy, Cooperation, General public, Inter-territorial cooperation, Leader, Local Action Group, National Rural Network, Policy, Transnational cooperation


    The Bulgarian National Rural Network has developed an electronic interactive bulletin, which provides an outline of what is happening in the rural development world. Starting with a rural development policy overview, it continues with the presentation of the Bulgarian NRN and its current activities. The bulletin also includes news from members, regional coordinators, the ENRD and other NRNs. It contains information about forthcoming events and interesting projects. Each section is full of illustrations and links to further reading.

    & RDP Region(s)


  • [BG] National Level
  • Main purpose

    The bulletin’s objective is to provide rural development stakeholders and the broader public with up-to-date information about rural development activities and initiatives organised in Bulgaria and abroad. It summarizes the NRN’s past activities and what is planned for the next programming period. It gives them an opportunity to participate in the network’s activities.

    tools used

    NRN Website & Facebook page

    Target audience

    EAFRD Beneficiaries:

  • Farmers
  • Other rural businesses
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Marginalised and Disabled
  • Other EAFRD Beneficiaries

  • Rural Development Stakeholders:

  • Managing Authorities
  • LAGs
  • Other Rural Development Stakeholders

  • General Audience:

  • Students
  • Youth
  • General Public
  • Urban Population
  • Rural Population
  • Other General Audience
  • Technical information

    The number of pages varies with each issue but on average it contains 18 pages.

    Date produced

    Quarterly (July, October and December 2013)

    Cost range

    up to €4 999


    Management Support Unit of the Bulgarian NRN

    Distribution & Promotion

    Bulgarian National Rural Network

    Assessment of effectiveness

    Each issue of the bulletin is electronically sent to all 569 NRN members plus 145 persons who have subscribed through the website, or a total of 714 persons. Each issue is publicized via the NRN website and Facebook page, and remains available for reading in the Library section of the NRN website.

    Name of organisation

    Bulgarian National Rural Network

    Type of

    National Rural Network

    Partner organisation(s)

    Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Bulgaria