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“Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Fair”, 21st December, 2016 in Kukes, Albania

Organized by the Regional Development Agency in Kukes, the “Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Fair” took place on the 21st of December, 2016, at hotel “Gjallica” in Kukes, Albania. The Fair was organized in cooperation with the Kukes Regional Council and in partnership with the Municipality of Dragash from Kosovo*. The main goal of the “Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Fair” was to provide support for the establishment and expansion of small

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Fair of traditional dry cured meet – Prosciutto “Prsutijada 2017”, 10-12 February, 2017 in the village Mackat, Municipality of Cajetina, Serbia

This year for the 17th time the Fair of dry-cured meet prosciutto or popular as "Prsutijada 2017" was organized from February 10th till 12th in the village Mackat, Serbia. More than 10.000 domestic and international visitors visited this event. The aim of this event was to promote traditional processing of meat products from the Zlatibor Mountain and Uzice, as well as to facilitate the process of generating income from this type of economic activity.

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Vinkovo in Ilok, 20-22 January, 2017 in Ilok, Croatia

Town of Ilok, Tourism organization of Ilok and the Wine Cluster Srijem organized the traditional regional manifestation “Vinkovo in Ilok” in the the period 20-22 January, 2017. The first pruning of the rite wine grapes during the manifestation “Vinkovo in Ilok” was performed by Ms. Gabrijela Žalac, Minister of Regional Development and EU Funds of Republic of Croatia. Before that, a working meeting with the Ministry and the Town of Ilok was

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Third New Year’s Fair of local products in Niksic, Montenegro, 16-18 December 2016

The Third New Year’s Fair of local products in Niksic, Montenegro for the first time had a regional character and gathered more than 200 exhibitors from Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia and Albania. Around 10.000 visitors visited this fair which lasted for three days. The aim of the event was to promote local entrepreneurship, with emphasis on agricultural products. The Fair, besides promotional, had a selling and

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“Regional Gastronomy Fair”, 8th December, 2016 at the restaurant “Kod Lipe” in Strpce, Kosovo*

The “Regional Gastronomic Fair” was organized by the Business Support Center Štrpce/Shtërpcë, and took place on the 8th December, 2016, at the restaurant “Kod Lipe” in Strpce/ Shtërpcë. The main goal of the “Regional Gastronomic Fair” was to promote regional values and the diversity of the regional gastronomic tradition, as well as preservation of regional traditional cuisine and healthy food from the region and the surroundings.

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“Prespa Business Forum”, 1-2 December, 2016 in Otesevo, Macedonia

The “Prespa Business Forum” was organized by the Municipality of Resen, in partnership with the Municipality of Korca and the Municipality of Pustec. The event was held from the 1-2 December, 2016 at the hotel "Lakeview" in Otesevo, Macedonia. The main goal of this regional event was to create an opportunity for achievement of greater and wider cooperation in the sectors of tourism, agriculture and food industry, as well as to initiate economic

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Kukes Handcraft Fair, 23 November, 2016 at the Ethnographic Museum of Kukes, Albania

  On the 23 November, 2016 the NGO Alb-Aid organized the regional event Kukes Handcraft Fair, where women artisans had the opportunity to promote their work and products for tourist purposes. In cooperation with the Municipality of Kukes, women artisans of Kukes were invited to exhibit their handcrafts at the Fair, which was organized at the Ethnographic Museum of Kukes. Over 300 visitors from Kukes, as well as from Kosovo* have visited this

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XV International trade fair “Brcko 2016”, 24 – 26 November 2016, in Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina

SWG awarded with the recognition for International contribution The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe, within the SWG European Union project: “Fostering regional cooperation and balanced territorial development of Western Balkan countries in the process towards EU integration”, supported the participation of the stakeholder group members from the cross-border regions “Drina-Sava” and “Drina-Tara”

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Contract signing ceremony for the ABD Grant scheme beneficiaries from the cross-border regions of “Drina-Tara” and “Drina-Sava”, 9th November, 2016 in Zlatibor, Serbia

The Standing Working Group for Regional Rural Development (SWG) in SEE organized the official Contract signing ceremony for ABD Grant scheme beneficiaries from the cross-border regions of “Drina-Tara” and “Drina-Sava” on 9th November 2016 on Zlatibor, Serbia. The contracts for the grants have been signed by 25 beneficiaries from the City of Uzice, the Municipalities of Čajetina, Prijepolje, Bajina Bašta, Loznica, Bogatić, Šabac (Serbia),

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Info days for the opening of the Second call of the ABD Grant scheme in the cross-border region of Sharra, within the LEIWW programme

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-East Europe in cooperation with GIZ, within the project ”Rural development through integrated forest and water resources management” (LEIWW), has opened the Second call for proposals for the ABD Grant Scheme on the 25th October, 2016, for the cross-border regions of Sharra and Prespa. SWG organized info days in different locations in the two cross-border regions that are included

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