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Kick-off meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group (REAWG) on LEADER, 28th February – 1st March

Kick-off meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group (REAWG) on LEADER was held in Skopje in the period 28th February – 1st March, where ministry representatives, international experts and national experts from each SEE country, as well as other stakeholders were discussing the opportunities, challenges, and priorities related to the LEADER approach in the SEE. The LEADER (Liaisons Entre Actions de Développement de l’Économique Rurale)

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Kick-off meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group (REAWG) on LEADER to be held in Skopje, 28th February – 1st March

Considering that LEADER Approach is an important tool for unlocking the potentials of rural regions of the Southeast European countries the SWG and GIZ project:” Support to economic diversification of rural areas in Southeast Europe (SEDRA)” will further support the evidence-based policy formulation and advice and will foster the community-led local development processes through capacity building of relevant stakeholders. The kick-off meeting

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Symposium on Agricultural Sciences AgroRes 2019

The University of Banja Luka is organizing the 8th International Symposium on Agricultural Sciences AgroRes 2019 and the 24th Conference of Agricultural Engineers of Republic of Srpska. The events will take place 16 – 18 May 2019 in Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The registration of the participants with the title of the paper, the names of the authors and abstract can be submitted by 1 April 2019. For more information regarding the submission

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Kick-off Meeting of the REAWG on Quality Policy, Skopje, 29 – 30 January 2019

The kick-off Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group (REAWG) on Quality Policy gathered experts and relevant ministries’ representatives to discuss the concept and methodology for the work of the REAWG. The objective of the REAWG is preparation of overview of requirements and implementation of the EU schemes of geographical indications and traditional specialties and of the state of the art in the SEE countries/territories. This assignment

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Kick-off Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group (REAWG) on Economic Diversification through Rural Tourism (ED-RT), 24 – 25 January 2019, Skopje, Macedonia

The kick-off Meeting of the REAWG on EC-RT gathered experts and relevant ministries’ representatives to discuss the concept and methodology for the work of the REAWG. The objective of the group is to develop a regional approach for the assessment of the policies for diversification of economic activities in the rural areas of the SEE, with focus on rural tourism development, as well as to propose policy framework for economic diversification through

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Kick-off Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group on “Quality Policy (Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), Protected Geographic Indication (PGI), Traditional Specialty Guaranteed (TSG))”, 28th – 29th January 2019

EU quality policy aims at protecting the names of specific products to promote their unique characteristics, linked to their geographical origin as well as traditional know-how. Product names can be granted with a 'geographical indication' (GI) if they have a specific link to the place where they are made. The GI recognition enables consumers to trust and distinguish quality products while also helping producers market their products better. Recognised

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Kick-off Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group on “Economic Diversification through Rural Tourism”

Kick-off Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group on “Economic Diversification through Rural Tourism” within the activities of the regional project “Economic Diversification of Rural Areas in Southeast Europe (SEDRA)” implemented jointly by SWG and the GIZ took place in Skopje on 24th and 25th January 2019. Support to Economic Diversification of Rural Areas in Southeast Europe (SEDRA) is a project jointly implemented by SWG and

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Meeting of Ministers of the SEE in Berlin organized by BMEL and SWG

In light of the Berlin Process, the German Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Food (BMEL) in cooperation with the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in Southeastern Europe (SWG) hosted a meeting of Ministers of the Southeast European countries/territories, entitled “Potentials of Agricultural Trade”. The meeting was held on 20 January 2019 in Berlin, where Ministers of Agriculture and Heads of Delegations from the Southeast

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BMEL and SWG to host a meeting of Ministers of the SEE in Berlin

In light of the Berlin Process, The Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Food (BMEL) in cooperation with the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in Southeastern Europe (SWG) will host a meeting of Ministers of the Southeast European countries, entitled “Potentials of Agricultural Trade”. The meeting will be held on the 20th January 2019 in Berlin, Germany, where Ministers of Agriculture and Head of Delegations from the Southeast

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OPEN CALL FOR FINANCE ASSISTANT

The Head Office/Secretariat of the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in SEE is looking for a Finance Assistant who will be engaged for the following responsibilities and tasks: Responsibilities and Tasks Assists in evidence and accounting for payments in used currencies Assists in preparation of invoices for payment of costs according to established procedure; Assists in financial check of contract related invoices for the projects

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