Dissemination of Policy Recommendations at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy of the Republic of North Macedonia, Skopje, 10 February 2023


The event gathered more than 40 relevant participants: experts and representatives of the public, private and civil sector. Results of assessments of agricultural and rural development policies conducted by the SWG Regional Expert Advisory Working Groups were presented and discussed on the following topics:

📌Agricultural policy developments and EU approximation process

📌Soil Management – Gaps and Recommendations

📌State of the Art of the Organic Agriculture

📌Enabling functional and integrated AKIS systems

Comparisons were made between the Macedonian policies and those 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 North Macedonia.

Program Evidence-based policy making event program MAFWE 2023

1. Agricultural Policy Developments and EU Approximation

2. Soil Management – Gaps and Recommendations

3. State of Art in Organic Agriculture

4. Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems