The First Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group on Organic within the APD Project – 9-11 March, 2022, Ohrid, North Macedonia

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Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in SEE, in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food, is continuing its activities in accordance with the Agricultural Policy Dialogue Project – Western Balkans (APD) Implementation Program.

The project is created to contribute to strengthening the policy framework for agriculture and rural development in the Western Balkan region regarding the implementation of the EU Green Agenda for the Western Balkans as per adopted Action Plan for the Green Agenda and alignment with the CAP 2021-2027. The project activities are realized through established regional working groups (REWAG) consisting of representatives of the Ministries of Agriculture and representatives from respective authorities, institutes, producers, associations, research organizations etc. that working in the field of agriculture and rural development.

The aim of the meeting 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.

Agenda-The First Meeting of the REAWG on Organic Agriculture

Branislav Raketic-The Regional synthesis report „State of art of the Organic Agriculture in SEE region”

Albania-Presentation on organic production system

Republic of Srpska-Information of the existing current legislation in the field of organic agriculture and market access

Kosovo-Information of the existing current legislation in the field of organic agriculture and market access

North Macedonia-Information of the existing current legislation in the field of organic agriculture and market access

Montenegro-Existing current legislation in the field of organic agriculture and market access

Serbia-Presentation of Draft Law on Organic Production

Martin Fuchs – New EU-Regulation on Organic Farming_Martin Fuchs

Mareike Brandt- EU imports of organic agri-food products – Whats new

REAWG on Organic Agriculture _ 2022 activities

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