Capacity building workshop ” Development of value chains in the tourism and agribusiness sector” for the Cross-border region of “Sharra”, May 09-11 , 2018 in Mavrovo, Macedonia.

The Standing Working Group for Regional Rural Development (SWG) in SEE within the EU funded project:” Regional cooperation and networking in the field of agriculture, rural and economic development of cross-border areas” organized workshop ” Development of value chains in the tourism and agribusiness sector” for the Cross-border region of “Sharra”.
The capacity building workshop “Development of value chains in the tourism and agribusiness sector ” for the Stakeholders’ Group of the Cross – border region “Sharra” was held from May 09th  to May 11th(Wednesday to Friday ) at 10:30 in hotel “Bistra” Mavrovo, Macedonia.  The capacity workshop was attended by  representatives from Stakeholders from the “Sharra” cross-border region and represented a mix of tourism workers (private and public sector) agricultural producers and also trainers, SWG staff, agro and tourism experts.
During the three days training moderators/trainers helped the participants to improve their knowledge on the following topics:

  • -Defining potentials and stakeholders on the value chain in the cross-border region
  • -Basics of the value chain in the agribusiness sector. Concept, Efficiency, Participants, Challenges, Strategy, Monitoring, Adaptation (Improvement)
  • -National Strategy for Tourism Development in the Republic of Macedonia
  • -Presentation of Practical Examples of Effective Value Chains in the Cross-Border and EU Regions
  • -Group work: Creating  value chains in the “Sharra” cross-border region
  • -SWOT analysis
  • -Project cycle management
  • -SWOT analysis
  • -Financing opportunity
  • -Creation of value chains in tourism and  agribusiness
  •  -Log Frame
  •  -Budget (business plan)
  • -General donor procedures

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