The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in South Eastern Euro and Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (CIHEAM IAMC) have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the Area of Agriculture, Rural and Economic Development, Environmental Protection and Food Safety.
The representatives from the Managing Authorities from the Western Balkan IPARD countries have the opportunity to exchange on Croatian experience challenges and successful practices with regards to Rural infrastructure measure from preparation to accreditation and implementation which will reflect on the perspective of the WB countries.
Rural Business Development training in Mokra Gora gathered twenty one (21) service providers from Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Montenegro. We learned how to develop rural tourism products, how to organize work in rural tourism with focus on marketing & branding.
A total of seventeen (17) participants from North Macedonia attending the trainings and they were representatives of MSMEs, guesthouses, small producers and processors, tourism and hospitality associations, providing services in rural tourism.
The main goal of the training was to teach the development of touristic products in rural tourism concerning people, structure, tools & processes (organizing of work in rural tourism, safety standards, approach in architecture, responsibility, marketing & branding).
For carefully selected participants SWG RRD organized during September training Preconditions & Standards in Adventure tourism conducted on two locations in Grab etnho village in Pluzine, Montenegro and in Blidinje, B&H.