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Bulgaria To Receive 107m Eur Under Fp "fishery"

The acceptance of documents under the functional program "Fishery" within which Bulgaria will receive nearly 107 million euro from the European Union starts today.The program for support of the fishery field till 2013 will be officially opened by the minister of agriculture and food Valeri Tsvetanov.The aim of the program is to secure sustainable development of the fishery branch, to develop the fish products market and to improve the quality of life in the fishing regions.The funding will be for provision of modern equipment of the fishing vessels, easing the young fishermen entrance in the sector, improvement of the vessels' safety, quality of the catch and sanitary conditions.The program offers measures, which will support the production of more precious types of fish in Bulgaria, informs BNR.European money could be received also for the modernization of the fishing harbours, the quay for unloading as well as for fishing tourism.