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Study tour “Good examples, practices and further development of value chains in tourism sector in “Sharra” cross-border region” will be held from 22-24 October 2018

The Sharra cross border region is positioned in the center of the Balkan Peninsula, occupying territories belonging to Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo*. The name Sharra of the cross-border region derives from the Sharra Mountain – a largely undiscovered gem for most visitors and a cherished dwelling place for local inhabitants. The Sharra cross-border region, homogenous in natural, cultural and Socio-economic characteristics, includes two Municipalities

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In Jahorina concluded the 18th Agricultural Policy Forum (APF) for Southeastern Europe

19 October 2018 Press Release (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) APF 2018 gathered more than 160 relevant stakeholders who shared views on agricultural and rural development policies in the Western Balkans and provided policy recommendations for improving the current situation   APF 2018, “Agricultural Policy: Determinant of the Regional Rural Development and EU Perspectives of the SEE”, was held in Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 16 - 18 October

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Workshop on promotion of traditional meat products and exchange of good practices in meat processing sector in Western Balkans

  Press Release (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) The workshop took place on 16 – 18 October in Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, as part of the Agricultural Policy Forum 2018 Agricultural Policy Forum (APF) is a two-day event on regional agricultural policy in the Southeast Europe (SEE) organized by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in SEE (SWG), involving relevant regional and international stakeholders, resulting in regional policy

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Study tour on good practice examples of diversification of rural economy from the cross-border region “Drina-Tara”, 02-04 October, 2018, Uzice, Zlatibor, Bajina Basta, Prijepolje (Serbia) and Pljevlja and Bijelo Polje (Montenegro)

Study tour was organized for stakeholders from the cross-border region “Drina-Sava” to visit good practice examples of rural development in the cross-border region “Drina-Tara” in a period from 2-4 October, 2018 in Uzice, Cajetina, Bajina Basta, Prijepolje in Serbia and Bijelo Polje and Pljevlja in Montenegro. This activity was purpose-designed for the representatives of stakeholders from the cross-border region "Drina-Sava" in order to expand

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The 18th Agricultural Policy Forum for Southeast Europe will be held on the 16-18th of October, in Jahorina!

Agricultural Policy: Determinant of the Regional Rural Development and EU Perspectives of SEE   Agricultural Policy Forum (APF) is a two-day event on regional agricultural policy in SEE organized by SWG, involving relevant regional and international stakeholders, resulting in regional policy recommendations. It has been organized on an annual basis since 2001 to serve as a wide platform for discussions and recommendations on regional policy

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Economic-cultural event “Days of apple”,11-13 October, 2018, Gorazde, B&H

Regional event “Days of apple” will take place at the City hall "Mirsad Huric" in Gorazde on a total area of 1500 m2. Exhibitors are organizations and individuals from all over B&H, Serbia and Montenegro. In the scope of the event are planned round tables on current topics from fruit growing sector, as well as a quiz of knowledge of agricultural schools from B&H, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia. The aim of this event is to promote the

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Workshop on promotion of traditional meat products and exchange of good practices in meat processing sector in Western Balkans

The workshop will take place on 16 – 18 October in Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, as part of the Agricultural Policy Forum 2018 Agricultural Policy Forum (APF) is a two-day event on regional agricultural policy in the Southeast Europe (SEE) organized by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in SEE (SWG), involving relevant regional and international stakeholders, resulting in regional policy recommendations. One of the activities

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Project Title: Contribution to coordination and implementation of the project inception: “Support to economic diversification of rural areas in SEE” (SEDRA)

The focus of the project is driven towards sustainable economic diversification and community led local development, income generation and job creation in line with the principles of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and IPARD II. The main output is to strengthen the regional capacities of relevant stakeholders for supporting EU-compliant economic diversification of rural areas in SEE.  The primary aim of the Project is to contribute to the coordination

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Pumpkin days, 29-30.09.2018 Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe Europe within the European Union funded project: “Regional cooperation and networking in the field of agriculture, rural and economic development of cross-border areas” supported the organization of the regional event “Pumpkin Days 2018”, which was organized by the Company “Prirodno” s.p – the family Sjeric from Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina and

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XII Days of honey and medicinal herbs “Living with the nature Gorazde 2018”, 5-6 October, 2018, Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina has the ideal conditions for breeding, collecting honey and collecting of aromatic and medicinal plants. Development and improvement of beekeeping, and development possibilities are realistic because: -The tradition of breeding and collection of honey, collection of aromatic and medicinal herbs as well as organized beekeeping in these areas is constant during few last decades -Natural conditions are more than favorable -Skilled

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