Ongoing Projects Activities

Dissemination Event of Policy Recommendations organized in Sarajevo, B&H

Comparisons were made with the policies of the countries/territories of the Western Balkans and the EU. Appropriate policy recommendations were provided for enhanced sustainable development of the agricultural sector and the rural areas of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

SWG is actively involved as a partner on the REVIVE Interreg Euro-MED project

Developing Community Based Innovative Business Models for the Revival of the Internal Areas in the Mediterranean REVIVE Project under the Innovative Sustainable Economy Mission of the Interreg Euro-MED Programme aims to increase the capacities of public and private organizations to implement and coordinate Regional Innovation Strategies and reinforce the competitiveness of SMEs accelerating the transition to a circular and sustainable economy.

Dissemination Event of Evidence-Based Policy making organized in Skopje, North Macedonia

Dissemination Event of Evidence-Based Policy making is organized in Skopje, North Macedonia by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG RRD) and hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and water Management of the Republic of North Macedonia.

Unveiling the Potential of Manifestation Events for Sustainable Development of Rural Areas

Main topics of our gathering in the Mountain Zlatibor in Serbia focused on economic benefits and contribution of the manifestation events to tourism and cultural development of the community, valorization of local communities, volunteerism and local community activism, and media promotion (campaign, target groups, public relations).

Empowering Tourism in the area of Prizren: Online Sales Channels Workshop

In two days workshop on Using Digital Sales Channels/Booking, Airbnb, TripAdvisor, participants were able to learn theoretical: about the importance of online booking engines in the modern travel market, Getting to know the functionalities of Booking, Airbnb and TripAdvisor Good examples of practices from the global market, content creation, providing value-added service. Through practical work creating or improving profiles on Booking, Airbnb and Trip Advisor together with a mentor participants where actively engaged by sharing ideas and questions.

Navigating On line Sales Channels Workshops for Tourism Service Providers from Serbia and B&H

The two-day workshop wqs focused on the rural tourism service providers (rural households, degustation centers, eco-villages, rural households, and other providers in rural tourist facilities or for those who intend to be engage in rural tourism) with the aim to build capacity and to improve business in rural area.