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Agricultural Policy Forum 2019: Contribution of Diversification of Economic Activities to Sustainable Rural Development...

The Ohrid Agenda, summarizing all derived policy recommendations, will be presented in the Thirteenth Annual Working Meeting of the Ministers of Agriculture from South Eastern Europe (SEE), on 12 November 2019 in Pristina.

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

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 2018. It was organized by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in SEE in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It gathered more than 160 representatives of relevant public authorities, civil and private sector, from 15 countries of the SEE region and abroad.

Agricultural Policy Forum 2017, 11 – 12 October 2017 in Podgorica, Montenegro

The Agricultural Policy Forum (APF) 2017 was held in Podgorica, Montenegro on 11 – 12 October 2017. Agricultural Policy Forum (APF) 2017 was jointly organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Montenegro and the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in SEE in Podgorica, on 11 and 12 October. It gathered more than 130 representatives of relevant public authorities, civil and private sector, from the SEE region and abroad.

Agricultural Policy Forum 2016, 12 – 13 October, 2016 in Tirana, Albania

The 16th Agricultural Policy Forum (APF), held in Tirana, Albania on 12 – 13 October 2016, brought together around 110 diverse stakeholders from 19 different countries/territories representing relevant international and regional institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations and academic establishments.

Agricultural Policy Forum 2015 “Modern Rural Policy: Competitiveness, investment and well-being in rural regions...

The 15th Agricultural Policy Forum (APF) 2015: “Modern Rural Policy: Competitiveness, investment and well-being in rural regions of South East Europe” was held in Pravetz, Bulgaria in the period of 14th – 15th October 2015.

10th SWG anniversary – June 3rd, 2015

Today, June 3rd, 2015 with honor and pleasure we are celebrating the 10th SWG anniversary. During the Agriculture Policy Forum 2005 jointly organized by the Ministries of Agriculture of Macedonia and Serbia in Skopje and Vranje, following the confirmed awareness and determination for intensive exchange of information, experiences and knowledge among Ministries of Agriculture of the Western Balkan countries in the EU approximation process, the SWG has been established as informal network. In 2009, the SWG evolved from informal platform into recognized International Intergovernmental Organization.