National and Regional goals, Regional Expert Advisory Working Group on Agricultural Policy Monitoring

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The Second Interim Meeting on Agricultural Policy Monitoring held online on the 24th of June, brought together experts from SEE countries and Moldova to discuss the progress and developments regarding agriculture policy. This activity is part of the Agriculture Policy Dialogue and it is a crucial instrument to the EU Green Agenda and EU CAP alignment.

Experts presented insights on what information and strategic documents are available in each country serving as a basis for future improvements and development. Macroeconomic and sectoral analysis, statistics, and indicators were presented and institutional setup and responsibilities were described. National reports highlighted the gaps and current and future challenges were pointed out.

Although EU acquis approximation is moderate, during raging inflation and ongoing world crises, the countries continue with reforms in the sector and continue to supplement investments in rural areas.