M. STOYKOVA1 and L.-J. ASHEIM2
1 Institute of Forage Crops, BG - 5800 Pleven, Bulgaria
2 Norwegian Research Institute of Agricultural Economy, Oslo, Norway
STOYKOVA, MAYA and LEIF-JARLE ASHEIM, 2011. Comparing Bulgarian and Norwegian agriculture with emphasis on experience’s lessons. Bulg. J. Agric. Sci., 17: 368-377
In the article is given a short review of Norwegian agriculture via presentation of its most distinguishable characteristics relating to use of main productivity factors in agriculture, structural development and some economic results in the sector as a whole. The factors affecting the sector are analysed and special attention is paid to state agricultural policy being an example of national responsibility regarding an important part of the country’s economy. The problems in agriculture are shortly described and the perspectives of its development are discussed on the background of some challenges facing agricultural science and practices as a whole.