The Agricultural Academy is a national autonomous budget organization that carries out scientific, applied, educational, service and support activities in the field of agriculture, animal husbandry and food industry. Its activities are carried out within the framework of the state agricultural policy, the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union and the National Research Strategy.
The Agricultural Academy is a unified scientific structure within the Ministry of Agriculture, with centralized scientific and administrative management and structural units that implement projects of global and national importance.
Vision of the Agricultural Academy
AA is a scientific and educational institution, recognized as a leader in key scientific and technological areas and an established partner of the Ministry of Agriculture in the development of Bulgarian agriculture and rural areas, and it is constantly upgrading and developing its scientific and innovative capacity.
Mission of the Agricultural Academy
The mission of AA is to ensure the sustainable development of the agricultural sector and rural areas through knowledge and innovation. AA works for the prosperity of agricultural science, for competitive, environmentally friendly and climate neutral agriculture.
The AA’s main activity is the creation and cultivation of Bulgarian varieties / hybrid plants and animal breeds. In this direction, it creates specific and unique Bulgarian products through small, boutique productions with high added value.
Another important priority of AA is to constantly expand and update its scientific potential in order to provide knowledge of the current challenges and support decision-making. AA has extensive scientific expertise in the main and related areas of agricultural production and food technology such as: conservation and rational use of natural resources (soil, water and biomass), ecology and environmental protection, plant growing and animal husbandry, fish farming and aquaculture, food and food industry, agricultural economy. The Academy has a key role in the development of the national Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems.
The main mission of AA is to help strengthen and consolidate the link between education, science and business in Bulgarian agriculture.