First Interim Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group on Development, Mapping and Analyses of Areas with Natural Constraints, 30 June – 1 July, 2016, Andrevlje, Serbia


22 experts from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Kosovo*, Albania and Montenegro gathered in Andrevlje, Serbia to discuss progress of the activities related to the development of a study on characterization and mapping of areas with natural constrains in the SEE countries. In that assignment they are supported by international experts from the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM). The final regional study is expected to be ready by October, when it will be presented at the Agricultural Policy Forum in Tirana, Albania.

This activity is part of the SWG project “Strengthening regional capacities for rural development through integrated forest and water resources management in Southeast Europe (LEIWW)” funded by GIZ.

Kosovo* “This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSC 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.”