10.05.2001 - Seminar "SAPARD Programme - opportunities for financial support"

On 10.05.2001 during the Plovdiv Fair Euro Info Centre-Sofia and Euro Info Centre-Plovdiv organized as a part of the EU Club's programme the second seminar on SAPARD Programme.

Mr. Gian Paolo Caponera, programme manager for agriculture and fisheries in the Delegation of the EC to Bulgaria presented the main steps, carried out so far for the starting of the programme in Bulgaria.

Mrs. Nina Yolova and Mr. Milen Milev from the State Fund "Agriculture" acquainted the audience with the application procedures, the necessary documents and the basic directions for the development of business plans.

The Chairman of the EU Club Mr. Thierry Lippert outlined the difficulties before the applicants in obtaining bank loans and the measures that should be adopted in order to facilitate this process.