Inspired by the national rural parliaments, which have been implemented in Europe for more than a decade, the Balkan Rural Parliament is already taking its place in the policy-making process for rural development of the Western Balkans as one of the basic tools for representing rural communities, through national networks and the Balkan Rural Development Network.
SWG RRD in partnership with GIZ within the Project: Support to economic diversification of rural areas in Southeast Europe (SEDRA) realized activities related to development of National Guidebooks and online training for value chain operators from the Western Balkan countries/territories.
Explore-Balkans is a product of the project “Support to the Inbound Tourism Development in the Western Balkans Cross-Border Rural Areas”, implemented by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in SEE (SWG) and co-financed by the USAID Economic Development, Governance and Enterprise Growth Project and SWG.
The founders of the NGO "Kisele vode" from Bijelo Polje are the founders of the organization Slow food Montenegro-Bjelasica&Komovi i Prokletije, striving to preserve local food tradition and culture with protection of biodiversity and the environment.
Tourist Agency “Travel point” work on development of receptive tourism programs with a special focus on rural tourism and an active vacation in discovering all the charms and beauties of the Municipality of Prijepolje, Serbia and the region.
The 15km long hiking trail started in Visegradska Banja, and led through the village of Dubova, the top of Crvena Stijena and the village of Jelasci, to the picnic area in Visegradska Banja, Visegrad, B&H where a joint lunch in nature was organized for the participants.