Realized Projects

Diversification of economic activities in rural areas of Southeast Europe through value chain development...

The objective of the project is to contribute to the diversification of economic activities in rural areas of SEE through strengthening selected value chains in specific cross-border regions. The aims to develop sustainable business models in structurally weak border regions through improvement of the production and marketing of agricultural and wild products, local crafts and culinary traditions, sustainable tourism. Support is provided through different capacity building measures, facilitation of the cooperation and networking processes along the value chains and targeted investment support to relevant key stakeholders.

Strengthening capacities for supporting rural development in Southeast Europe (SEDRA 3)

Accent will be given to the development of the capacities of individual people, organizations and businesses as well as cooperation systems, whereas the development of capacities for setting up structures and processes to acquire EU IPARD II funding, and the capacities of local actors and project promoters to get access to public and private co-financing in general. Cooperation and access to finance will be dominant capacity development themes.

“Facilitation of exchange through advice on harmonized wine regulations in all Western Balkan Countries”

The Project “Facilitation of exchange through advice on harmonized wine regulations in all Western Balkan Countries” contributes and support the representatives of the Ministries of Agriculture of the Western Balkan Countries in their efforts to align national wine regulations to each other and to EU standards and to exchange with each other in this area.

Agricultural policy developments and EU approximation process in the Western Balkan countries (APDAP-WB)

The overall objective of the project is to collect information on agricultural policy developments in Western Balkan (WB) countries and to conduct comparative cross-country analysis of the agricultural policies and their state of harmonization with the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

Regional cooperation and networking in the field of agriculture, rural and economic development of...

The action strives to contribute to balanced socio-economic development of rural areas in the WB targeted cross-border regions, through efficient regional cross-border cooperation and strengthened regional capacities for rural economic diversification. Th project is funded by the European Union.

Solid Waste Management in cross-border rural and coastal areas of South Eastern Europe (SWM)...

The primary aim of the Project was improvement of the conceptual and organizational framework conditions concerning integrated solid waste management (ISWM) in cross-border rural and coastal areas in SEE. The project is implemented in partnership among the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in SEE, Network of Associations of Local Authorities in SEE (NALAS) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ).