”Raspberry Days” 2014, 23 – 24 July, 2014, Recane, Municipalty of Prizren, Kosovo*

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The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe will support the organization of the manifestation ”Raspberry Days” which will organised on 23 – 24 July, in Recane, Municipality of Prizren, Kosovo*.

The overall objective of this two day event will be to gather producers and processors of raspberries and other soft fruits from all parts of the Region of “Sharra” (Albania, Kosovo* and Macedonia), and also companies for: selling machinery and equipment for soft fruit production, plant protection, equipment for post-harvesting activities, banks and insurance companies; eminent experts, export retailers, and representatives of the tourist facilities from the Municipality of Prizren and the wider region of “Sharra”

During this two-day event is planned range of supporting activities such as:

– Exhibition of children paintings and objects on the topic of raspberries;
– Competition in making products of raspberries;
– Awards for the best producers;
– Workshop “Modern trend in raspberry productions”;
– Presentation of tourist potential of Zupa and region of Sharra;
– Cultural and artistic program.
– Final conference of the project.

This support is planned within the SWG EC project: “Preparation for implementation of the Area Based Development (ABD) Approach in the Western Balkans – 2nd phase”, activities related to promotion of People-to-People actions in the target cross-border areas.

Kosovo* “This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSC 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.”