Meeting of the ministers from the Ministries responsible for Agriculture and Food from South-Eastern Europe, 04-05 April, Jahorina and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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In the light of the emerging problem in the SEE region related to the appearance of the Aflatoxins in the fodders and consequently in the dairy products for human consumption, the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina in cooperation with the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group initiated and is organising a Meeting of the Ministers of Agriculture from SEE.

The meeting will be held in Bosnia and Herzegovina, will start on the 4th of April in the hotel „Termag“ on Jahorina and will continue the next day at the Parliament Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo.

The aim of the meeting is the Ministers from the Ministries responsible for Agriculture and Food from SEE to discuss and possibly agree on the following issues:

  • Establishment of permanent communication channels of the Institutions in the SEE countries which are dealing with Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Control and Quality testing, Fodder and Food products for human consumption;
  • Exchange of information about the Control mechanisms and Food Safety Chain;
  • Agreement about the measures and provisional action plan for improved communication and coordination between the Ministries;

The Ministers and the members of their delegations will discuss on the basis of the conclusions previously adopted by the technical Expert Advisory Working Group (comprised of prominent experts from the SEE countries working in the field of Veterinary Sciences, Phyto-sanitary and Animal Feeding).

Ministers Meeting_Proposed Programme.pdf