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Bulgarian State Support Saved Hundreds of Farms after the Effects of the War in Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has put Bulgarian agriculture in front of serious challenges due to the unprecedented increase in the price of basic production resources – energy, fertilizers, feed, uncertainty in the agricultural markets, and the crisis has further worsened the traditional low liquidity of small farms in our country. This is what the Minister of Agriculture Yavor Gechev said in front of the media. “If the state had not taken measures to support farmers and livestock breeders with the state support scheme: ‘Liquidity of farmers to overcome the negative economic impact of Russian aggression against Ukraine’, many of them would have gone bankrupt, which would have put under risk the stability of the food supply chain, thereby endangering the country’s food security,” the caretaker Minister of Agriculture emphasized. …