Inspired by the national rural parliaments, which have been implemented in Europe for more than a decade, the Balkan Rural Parliament is already taking its place in the policy-making process for rural development of the Western Balkans as one of the basic tools for representing rural communities, through national networks and the Balkan Rural Development Network.
The conference ’’Next Destination Balkan: Agritourizam Landscape Development’’, which took place in Leskovac, Serbia, provided an opportunity for dissemination of policy recommendations from the work of the relevant SWG Regional Expert Advisory Working Groups, in the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic.
In the context of the International Green Week (IGW) and Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) in Berlin, Germany, BMEL Federal Minister H.E. Julia Klöckner and EU Commissioner Mr. Janusz Wojciechowski in cooperation with the SWG gathered the Ministers and Heads of Delegations for a short meeting and discussion.
Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) 2020 was held during the International Green Week for the twelfth time under the title “Food for all! Trade for Secure, Diverse and Sustainable Nutrition”. Through a series of expert panel discussions, working meetings and an international panel, the focus of GFFA...
Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) 2018 was held during the International Green Week for the tenth time under the title and focus on “Shaping the Future of Livestock – sustainability, responsibly, efficiently”. The aim of GFFA was in a series of expert panel discussions, working meetings and an international panel, to identify ways and means of sustainably meeting the diverse and growing demands that are being made of the agricultural sector.
The 3rd European Rural Parliament represented by 250 people from rural communities in 40 European countries launched the proposals for a new European fund for community led local development while sharing experience through the thematic groups discussion and debates which gave recommendations and re-confirm the main outcomes – European Rural Manifesto and Venhorst Declaration.