First Interim Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group (REAWG) on Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems (AKIS), 27-29 March, 2022, Novi Sad, Serbia

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The First Interim Meeting of the REAWG on AKIS gathered 40 participants from the Western Balkans and Germany, representing educational and research institutions, ministries of agriculture, advisory services, private sector and international organizations. The purpose of the meeting was to present proposed national AKIS roadmaps for each of the WB countries/territories and discuss the formulation of the National AKIS Action Plans.

The work of the REAWG is part of the Agricultural Policy Dialogue Germany – Western Balkans, financed by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL), coordinated by GFA as the general agent of BMEL, and implemented by SWG.

The presentations from the meeting are provided below.

Program – first interim meeting AKIS Novi Sad 27 – 29 Mar

1. APD Germany – WB – Tilman Renhardt

2. Progress report AKIS – Dori Pavloska Gjorgjieska

3. Achievements, issues, gaps – Charalambos Kasimis

4. AKIS roadmap Albania – Edvin Zhllima

5. AKIS roadmap Federation BIH – Sabahudin Bajramovic

6. AKIS roadmap R. of Srpska – Zeljko Vasko

7. AKIS priorities of Kosovo (asteriks) – Iliriana Miftari

8. AKIS roadmap North Macedonia – Ana Simonovska

9. AKIS roadmap Montenegro – Milan Markovic

10. AKIS roadmap Serbia – Ankica Kondic Spika

11. From roadmaps to AKIS plans – Charalambos Kasimis