51st SWG Assembly Session gathered SWG delegates from member and observer countries/territories in Brdo pri Kranju, Slovenia

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The 51st SWG Assembly Session is organized under the joint auspicious of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food of Slovenia and the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in SEE (SWG) during the annual Agricultural Fair in Gornja Radgona in light of the Slovenian program of the EU Council Presidency 2021 in the period 19th – 21st August 2021.

The main aim of the SWG session is to discuss the accomplishment in the period April – August 2021 and discussion related to the partnership cooperation and new projects within the SWG portfolio. Planning of the SWG major events APF and Ministerial Meeting are also elaborated.

On the 21 August 2021, the SWG Assembly had the opportunity to visit the and participated on the opening ceremony of AGRA, the 59th International Fair of Agriculture and Food, Pomurski sejem fairground in Gornja Radgona. The AGRA fair is a hub of new technologies, know-how and experience from Slovenia and the international space. The fair brings an important breakthrough to sustainable agriculture and related food processing industries, the preservation of biodiversity and the Green Deal. The AGRA fair promoted new technologies and new know-how to agricultural holdings and farms, for the exchange of experience in the international field, and for paving new business ties.

Report from the 51st SWG Assembly Session

Annex 2_51st SWG Assembly Program_Brdo pri Kranju

Annex 3_Policy Assessments_FINAL

Annex 4_USAID EDGE

Annex 5_Presentation 51st SWG Assembly 20082021_Tilman

Annex 6_APF 2021

Annex 7_MM 2021