About us

Association of Bulgarian Villages is founded in 2006. ABV is the first NGO in Bulgaria, which operates in rural development activities and farm policy.

Veliko Tarnovo
5000, Bulgaria
11 Alexander Stamboliiski Str.
phone: +359 877 07 00 07
email: [email protected]            

The main objectives of the Association of Bulgarian Villages (ABV) are: 

- Development and information awareness about each Bulgarian village and investment opportunities;
- Create a positive and responsible attitude to the villages;
- Legislative Initiative in Bulgarian villages;
- Promotion of rural tourism; 
- Support and promotion the tourist attractions in the villages; 
- Development and implementation of innovative and advanced technologies in agriculture; 
- Attracting foreign and Bulgarian investors in non-agricultural activities; 
- Attracting investment to revive agriculture; 
- Promoting and preserving traditional customs, folklore and crafts; 
- Reduction of unemployment in rural areas; 
- Reduction of migration from rural areas;
- Improvement of quality education in rural areas; 
- Improving health care in rural areas; 
- Develop policies for getting people back in the villages;
- Information support, according to the EU regulations concerning the rural and agriculture sectors;
- Support of active people in the villages in the preparation, writing and implementation of projects financed by the EU and international investors.