“Workshops on eco-tourism”, 05th March 2015, Nijemci, Croatia


The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe within the European Union funded project: “Preparation for implementation of the Area Based Development (ABD) Approach in the Western Balkans – 2nd phase”, will support the organization of the regional event “Workshops on eco-tourism”. This workshop will be organized in two municipalities from “Drina – Sava” cross – border region – Nijemci – Croatia on the 5th of March 2015 and on 11th of March 2015 in Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia.

The workshops will be focusing on valuation of biodiversity in the function of agro ecology and eco-tourism as a model of sustainable rural development. Through the workshop two education sessions will be held, and ten movie projections in elementary schools will be played, in order to educate children and interested parties about the potential of eco-tourism and the existence of bird species and bird watching opportunities in the local area.