Ensuring the sustainable development of the sector through responsible fishing and conservation of fisheries resources.
Increasing the supply of aquaculture products to the market to reduce the fishing press on natural populations of aquatic organisms.
Long-term provision of quality fish and fishery products at affordable prices to the market and the processing industry.
Provide a good standard of living of persons engaged in fishing and fish farming activities.
Non-governmental, voluntary and independent organization of legal and natural persons, working for the public benefit and having as its main purpose to support, promote, represent and protect the economic interests of its members and contributes to the European and international integration of the region and the country.
Legal and natural persons with accumulated experience and contacts in the field of fisheries, development of ecological fish farms, conservation of natural resources and sustainable development.
The General Assembly and the Management Board.
Is derived from the initial donation by the Founders, subsequent donations to the Association members, donations and wills from Bulgarian and foreign natural and legal persons, in the form of cash, movable and immovable property, subsidies, dividends, interest, income derived from the development of projects, programs, publications, surveys, consultations, publishing and advertising.
The Association's revenue may be spent solely for the purpose and the disposal of cash and other property may only be made by decision of the competent governing body of the Association and in accordance with the Statute of the Association and for the made donations in accordance with the will of the donors.
Professionals with knowledge, skills and experience in the fields of ecology, economics, agriculture, law, information technology, finance and business administration. If necessary, the Association successfully includes external experts and consultants in its activities.
The key objectives of the BURGAS LAKES FISHERMENS ASSOCIATION are:
Promoting economic growth, creating new jobs in the Fisheries and Aquaculture sector and making it a competitive, modern and dynamic, sustainable development based sector of Bulgarian business life, leading to a significant improvement in the quality of life in fisheries communities.
Implementation of infrastructure projects of local importance for fisheries and aquaculture, especially projects related to the construction of reservoirs, improvement of the status of water basins and land reclamation.
Development of projects in the field of exploitation and protection of marine and inland fisheries. Maintaining sustainable and responsible fishing and conservation of fisheries resources.
Modernization of the Aquaculture Subsector by developing extensive and intensive aquaculture and adapting that Subsector to market prospects and expectations.
Environmental protection - water resources management, soil protection and inland waters (lakes, farms, rivers).
Cooperation with local, national, European and international bodies on fisheries and aquaculture policy.
Defending and developing national fishing traditions.
Improvement of product processing and marketing.
Development of recreational and sport fishing as well as fishing tourism.
Supporting, promoting and protecting the interests of the members of the BURGAS LAKES FISHERIES ASSOCIATION before the state and municipal administration and other organizations dealing with fisheries and aquaculture, as well as the protection of the aquatic ecosystem.
Participation and cooperation in the implementation of joint national and international projects and programs with other organizations in the field of fisheries, aquaculture and ecology.
Awareness raising and construction of extensive and intensive aquaculture facilities by sustainable methods.
Encouraging and supporting the improvement of the quality of fishery products and technological level, implementation of good production practices, quality monitoring system, sanitary and hygiene measures.
Actively participate in the prevention, deterrence and elimination of illegal, unregulated and / or undeclared fishing.
Participation in projects in the field of exploitation and protection of marine and inland fisheries.
Assisting the BURGAS LAKES FISHERMENS ASSOCIATION members in the development of their business by providing services, facilitating business relationships, promoting their capabilities, products, services, etc.
Collecting, analyzing, and summarizing market, marketing, regulatory and any other relevant information from home and abroad for the needs of the members of the Association.
Preparation of studies on the state of the branch and preparation of strategies for its development to be provided to the competent local and state authorities.
Development and submission to the state bodies of proposals, analyzes, new regulations and others in the interest of fisheries and aquaculture development, as well as in the protection of the aquatic ecosystem.
Supporting research and studies and drafting relevant documents regarding fisheries, aquaculture and aquatic ecosystem conservation.
Promoting a professional level of employees in the field of fisheries, aquaculture and ecology.
Raising awareness among the local community and building confidence through holding fish festivals offering various attractions such as tastings, fishing competitions and the like.
Publishing cookbooks with recipes or cooking lessons showing how to prepare local fish.
Organizing activities jointly with local schools to promote fish consumption and healthy lifestyles.
Organizing informational meetings, conferences, symposia, seminars and other events with the participation of fishermen, fish farmers and distinguished professionals in the fisheries and aquaculture sector.
Our Strategic Vision
Transforming fisheries and aquaculture into a competitive, modern and dynamic, sustainable development based sector of the economic life of Bulgaria and improving the quality of life in fisheries communities
Development of ecological aquaculture production
Measures to improve the quality of water used in aquaculture production
Introduction of innovative technologies in aquaculture production
Construction of production facilities in order to increase the volume of production of high quality fingerlings
Gathering information on consumer demand and consumption of fish and fishery products
Monitoring and scientific assessment of the state of the aquatic environment
Develop a strategy to protect and improve the aquatic environment in fisheries areas
Maintaining stocks of economically valuable fish in water bodies
Maintaining reproductive herds of native species and producing the fingerlings, required for the implementation of the Programs to Support the Sustainable Development of Wild Populations
Development of new markets and advertising campaigns
Development and diversification of economic activities and the creation of alternative sources of revenue, such as fishing tourism, recreational and sport fishing
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