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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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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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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)

The “Drina-Tara” cross-border region is a beautiful area that covers the border zones of three countries: Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. This territory is characterized by homogeneity in natural, social, economic and demographical aspects, but it is also marked by beautiful diversity which makes each spot of this land special and specific. The Drina River and Tara Mountain – two geographical localities the region is named after,

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Study tour on good examples of apple production in the cross-border region of “Prespa”, 24-28 September, 2018, Resen (Macedonia) and Korca (Albania

“Prespa” cross - border region is one of seven established cross-border regions within the SWG and is situated in the south-west part of the Republic of Macedonia and southeast part of Albania and includes the following municipalities: Ohrid and Resen in Macedonia and Pogradec, Pustec, Maliq, Korca, Devoll and Kolonje in Albania. The economy in the region has a long tradition which relies on agriculture, with special focus on apple production,

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Final meeting of the DG JRC funded projects: “Agricultural Policy Developments and EU Approximation Process in the Western Balkans Countries (APDAP-WB)” and “Land Market Development and Small Farms’ Access to Land in the Pre-accession Countries (LMSF-AC)”, 20 September 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Representatives of the SWG regional experts advisory working groups will present findings of the studies produced within the projects: “Agricultural Policy Developments and EU Approximation Process in the Western Balkans Countries (APDAP-WB)” and “Land Market Development and Small Farms’ Access to Land in the Pre-accession Countries (LMSF-AC)”. The meeting will take place at the DG AGRI premises and the audience will be comprised of representatives

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