The Bulgarian Organic Products Association (BOPA), the proposing organization, was established in late 2009 and is the largest and most representative inter-branch association of organic producers of Bulgaria. It currently consists of over 150 certified organic farmers, institutes and companies.
A large part of the association activities constitutes in protecting the interests of organic farmers and helping them liaising with the institutions - advising the members on EU & national legislation developments.
BOPA has regular seminars and training of its members related to developments in legislation, best practice and innovation. The Association takes part in numerous conferences, seminars and round tables.
In 2011 BOPA became a member of International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM).
BOPA is a partner of the international initiative Agriculture and Rural Convention (ARC) 2020. With ARC, BOPA is leading a campaigner for a greener and fairer EU policy concerning the reform of the agricultural sector in the next programming period 2014-2020.
|Name of Organization||Bulgarian Organic Products Association|
|Address||48 Hristo Botev Blvd., 4th floor, Sofia, Bulgaria|
|Telephone||+359 896 144 375|
|Fax||+359 878 215 266|
|Chairperson||Mrs. Albena Simeonova|
Tel.: +359 897 014 433