The Second Interim Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group on Soil within the SEDRA II Project

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The Second Interim Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group on Soil within the SEDRA II Project – 01-03 June, 2022, Krusevo, North Macedonia

Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in SEE, in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Agricultural Policy Dialogue Project – Western Balkans (APD) and Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) – SEDRA II Project is continuing activities in the implementation of the Action plan of the Green Agenda for the Western Balkans. As a part of the activities, the Second Interim Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group on Soil was organized in Krusevo, North Macedonia.

The aim of the Second Interim Meeting of the REAWG on Soil was to analyze the current work of the group in terms of results achieved. During the First Interim meeting held in March, it was agreed to prepare an addendum to the existing regional soil report that would more focus on needs and recommendations. During the meeting discussions took place on current situation with soil management in the Western Balkans and benefits that are expected from the established regional soil partnership.

It was agreed that conducted activities and deliverables are significant since the regional approach is needed in this topic.

Programme 2nd Meeting on REAWG Soil 

Albania-The status of soil legislation in Albania and its implications to sustainable soil use and management

BIH-RS-Presentation of state of art in soil management in Republic of Srpska

BIH-State of the art of land and soil management in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH)

Christian WIese-Soil Monitoring in Germany

Dragana Vidojevic-STATE OF ART OF LAND AND SOIL MANAGEMENT IN WESTERN BALKANS

Kosovo-State of art in soil degradation status, Gaps, Conclusions and reccommandations

Marija Dragovic-Law on soil protection of Serbia

Montenegro-State of art in soil management

North Macedonia- State of art of land and soil

Serbia- State of art of soil management

Sigbert Huber-Project EU4GREEN

Svetlana Chovancova-European framework for protection, sustainable use and restoration of soils