Final meeting of the REAWG on Quality Policy, Andrevlje, Serbia, 24 – 25 June...

The final meeting of the REAWG on Quality Policy gathered national, regional, international experts and representatives of the relevant authorities to present and discuss the final findings of the assessment of the schemes of geographical indications and traditional specialties in the Western Balkans.

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

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

Contribution to coordination and implementation of the project inception: “Support to economic diversification of...

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.

Regional cooperation for evidence-based and EU compliant policy development for economic diversification of rural...

The overall objective of the project is to formulate regional recommendations for evidence­ based and EU compliant policy on diversification in rural areas, which would be endorsed by national authorities responsible for implementation in SEE countries.

Diversification of economic activities in rural areas of Southeast Europe through value chain development...

The objective of the project is to contribute to the diversification of economic activities in rural areas of SEE through strengthening selected value chains in specific cross-border regions. The aims to develop sustainable business models in structurally weak border regions through improvement of the production and marketing of agricultural and wild products, local crafts and culinary traditions, sustainable tourism. Support is provided through different capacity building measures, facilitation of the cooperation and networking processes along the value chains and targeted investment support to relevant key stakeholders.

Strengthening capacities for supporting rural development in Southeast Europe (SEDRA 3)

Accent will be given to the development of the capacities of individual people, organizations and businesses as well as cooperation systems, whereas the development of capacities for setting up structures and processes to acquire EU IPARD II funding, and the capacities of local actors and project promoters to get access to public and private co-financing in general. Cooperation and access to finance will be dominant capacity development themes.