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Internal Meeting within the Project: Research, innovation and technology transfer in the agro-food sector...

The internal interim meeting for the project “Research, innovation and technology transfer in the agri-food sector in the Western Balkan countries, Phase II” take place on 15 April, as an online meeting. The purpose of the meeting was to present the progress of the respective Regional Expert Advisory Working Group (REAWG) and plan further steps.

Introductory meeting with selected beneficiaries for joint development of 8 Western Balkan tours, 9...

Selected beneficiaries are service providers that jointly offer 8 regional cross-border adventure, rural and ecotourism tours in the Western Balkans countries/territories of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. These tours were selected out of 29 received tour proposals based on the criteria of quality and country/territory representation. The technical support within the project will include customized trainings and joint promotional activities.

Final meeting of the REAWG on the Impact of COVID-19 on agriculture, food and...

The final meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group (REAWG) on the Impact of COVID-19 on agriculture, food and rural areas in the WB gathered national and regional experts as well as representatives of relevant institutions to discuss the findings of the REAWG on the impact of COVID-19 on agriculture, food and rural areas in the Western Balkans.

Project: Support to the Inbound Tourism Development in the Western Balkans Cross-Border Rural Areas

The project will primarily contribute to the improved market integration and expanded market linkages of firms within targeted value chains: inbound tourism and agriculture and ag processing. It will bring stakeholders together to develop joint products/packages that will combine unique ecotourism, rural tourism, adventure tourism with gastronomic experiences. Through the promotional activities the project will provide links to targeted potential international customers.

Kick-off meeting on project “Research, innovation, technology transfer in the agri-food sector in the...

The project is financed by DG AGRI via the Engage programme and implemented by the consortium comprised of the Wageningen (Economic) Research (WEcR) and the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in SEE (SWG).

Videoconference of the REAWG on Wine with focus on COVID-19 in the wine sector...

The audience was introduced with the Corona crises control on the Austrian wine market in light of the pandemic as well as to hear more on the methodology and communication strategy with regards to the producer surveys at Geisenheim University. Protection of the Transnational Geographical Indications in the spirit drinks sector with focus on example of Jenever was also purpose of discussion during the videoconference.