Community-led initiatives in Bulgaria

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Transition in Bulgaria

Main page: Transition in Bulgaria

Permaculture in Bulgaria

Main page: Permaculture in Bulgaria

Ecovillages in Bulgaria

Main page: Ecovillages in Bulgaria

The Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) lists 11 projects in their database. This number is however only reflecting the projects that have registered themselves on the database. The ecovillage database contains ecovillage projects of all sizes and in all stages of development.[1]

The ecovillages in Bulgaria are organized in the Bulgarian Ecovillage Network (BEN).[2]

BEN is also a full member of GEN-Europe, the European branch of the Global Ecovillage Network.

Community Energy in Bulgaria

Main page: Community energy in Bulgaria

Solidarity Economy in Bulgaria

Main page: Solidarity economy in Bulgaria

In 2014 a declaration expressed the potential important role that social enterprises can play in regards to sustainable development, and the Road Map “Promoting and developing social entrepreneurship in Bulgaria” was developed.[3]

Initiatives & projects

  • The Bulgarian Food Bank was founded in 2012 by 9 organizations and companies and "assists the food industry and social welfare organisations to save and share their food resources and broaden access to food aid in Bulgaria".[4]

Community Food Production in Bulgaria

Main page: Community Food Production in Bulgaria


Collaboration with Local Government

Intersections and Interactions


  1. Accessed on May 23rd 2018
  2. Accessed on May 24th 2018
  3. Troisi, R., di Sisto, M., Castagnola, A., 2018. Transformative economy: Challenges and limits of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) in 55 territories in Europe and in the World. Sustainable and Solidarity Economy, Firenze.
  4. [ Accessed on June 26th 2018