The first Workshop on Agricultural Research and Knowledge Transfer in Western Balkan countries/territories was organized by DG AGRI of the European Commission and SWG. It gathered representatives from research and education institutions, advisory and extension services, private and public sector from the Western Balkans and beyond with the purpose:
- To assess status and exchange views on the current capacity of Agricultural Research and Knowledge transfer to impact the development of agriculture and rural development in Western Balkans
- To take relevant examples of good practice in EU Member States and see how applicable these are to Western Balkan countries/territories
- To present experiences from Horizon 2020 and examine future funding opportunities (Horizon Europe), the possibilities for networking and funding in the future in the WB.