Attractiveness of the agricultural sector to achieving generational renewal

Monika Kabadzhova
Agricultural Academy, Institute of Agriculture, 2500 Kyustendil, Bulgaria

Abstract

Kabadzhova, M. (2022). Attractiveness of the agricultural sector to achieving generational renewal. Bulg. J. Agric. Sci., 28 (1), 3–9

An important point of the construction for the 2021-2027 programming period is the design of the CAP specific objectives. The aim is to establish the attractiveness of the agricultural sector and in particular to the attraction young farmers to meet one of the CAP specific objectives of generational renewal. The analytical part includes: (1) an overview of the specific objectives of the CAP for the 2021-2027 programming period, (2) establishing the attractiveness of the agricultural sector, (3) an analysis of generational renewal and factors influencing the attraction/pushback of young people to/from agriculture, (4) an analysis of data from a structured interview which identifies farmers’ intentions for farm development and in particular generational renewal.

Keywords: CAP objectives; generational renewal; young farmers

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