The aim of the meeting is to continue the implementation of the started activities to strengthen the harmonization of agriculture and rural development policy in regard to the implementation of the EU Green Agenda for the Western Balkans and harmonization with the CAP 2021-2027, particularly the transposition of EU legislation in the organic agriculture area.
Participants discuss and expressed the need for technical support of the SWG and donors to achieve the goals of the respective countries/territories for the market development of organic agriculture with a focus on the EU Regulation implementation, mostly on the group certification and the control bodies segment of the legislative rule.
The aim of the REAWG Meeting on Organic Agriculture is to continue initiated activities to strengthen the agriculture and rural development policy regarding the implementation of the EU Green Agenda for the Western Balkans and alignment with the CAP 2021-2027.
The Study tour for the REAWG on Organic Agriculture was organized and delivered in Germany for 16 representatives of ministries of agriculture and universities/research organizations from the Western Balkan countries and Moldova.
The aim of the First meeting of REAWG Organic is to discuss the findings and the outputs of the Regional synthesis report „State of art of the Organic Agriculture in SEE region” (SWG members), and what is the main task and priorities in the area of organic agriculture for the Western Balkan countries/ territories which can be technically supported by the APD Project.
The aim of the Kick -off Meeting of the REAWG Organic is to agree how to start work, what impact will have the work of this group in the scope of the EU Green Deal. One of the tasks of the REAWG Organic is to maintain this platform for discussion, to exchange experience and to learn from each other and to facilitate discussions on regional level.