Study Tour on Best practices in Regional Rural Development, 12-19 July, 2007, across Switzerland, Austria and Germany


The Secretariat of the SWG, in cooperation and supported by the InWEnt – Capacity Building International organized the Study Tour: “Best practices in Regional Rural Development”. The Study tour was organized for the members of the SWG and aimed to provide SWG members with relevant information, experiences in implementation of measures for regional rural development in terms of:

  • Diversification of activities in rural areas;
  • Agro-Environmental measures;
  • Marketing concepts and organization;

During the study tour relevant institutions, organizations and individuals were visited and the SWG members had the opportunity to discuss, to exchange experiences and to broaden the information on issues related to rural development. The study tour was organized in Switzerland, Austria and Germany.