First regional working meeting of the National Associations of Markets, green and wholesale markets from the Western Balkan countries, 18-19 October, 2010, Belgrade, Serbia

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The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group of the South-Eastern Europe (SWG) trough the SWG GTZ ORF project: ”Improving the competitiveness of companies and organizations from South-eastern Europe in the agricultural and food sector through the implementation of food quality standards and increased regional networking“ and the Association of Markets Serbia (PUPS) will organize a  working meeting between the representatives of the National Associations of Markets, green and wholesale markets from the Western Balkan countries.

The goal is to strengthen regional networking between the green and wholesale markets from the Western Balkan countries and to establish a platform for regular exchange of information, experiences and know-how related to relevant national and EU legislation, organizational structures of the markets, food safety systems and standards relevant for the markets, as well as information about the market (prices, demands and offers of agricultural and food products).

The meeting is intended for the representatives of the National associations of markets, green and wholesale markets from the Western Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia etc.).

The working meeting will take place in Belgrade, Serbia in the period October 18 – 19 , 2010.