First regional working meeting of the National Associations of Markets, green and wholesale markets from the Western Balkan Countries, 18-19 October, 2010, Belgrade, Serbia

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Representatives of National Associations of markets, green and wholesale markets from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Hungary, Macedonia and Serbia discussed the future cooperation models and signed a document entitled: Declaration for networking.

The DECLARATION was verified during the First Regional working meeting entitled: “Cooperation between the green and the wholesale markets from the Western Balkan Countries” which was realized in “Sava Centre”, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia on October 18 and 19, 2010.

The aim of the working meeting was to strengthen regional networking between the green and wholesale markets from the Western Balkan Countries and to establish a platform for regular exchange of information, experiences and know-how related to relevant national and EU legislation, organizational structures of the markets, food safety systems and standards relevant for the markets, as well as information about the market (prices, demands and offers of agricultural and food products).

The organization was jointly realized by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group of the South-Eastern Europe (SWG) trough the SWG GTZ ORF project: ”Improving the competitiveness of companies and organizations from South-eastern Europe in the agricultural and food sector through the implementation of food quality standards and increased regional networking“ and the Association of Markets Serbia (PUPS) supported by the Public Enterprise “Gradske pijace” from Belgrade.

First regional working meeting of the National Associations of Markets, green and wholesale markets from the Western Balkan Countries, 18-19 October, 2010, Belgrade, Serbia(Gallery)