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38th Session of the Assembly of the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South Eastern Europe, 09–12 April, 2017 in Ljubljana, Slovenia

The 38th Session of the Assembly of Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe was held in the period 09-12 April, 2017 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The main aim of the session was to discuss the retrospective of the accomplishment in the period December 2016 – April 2017, discussion and planning of the SWG major features Agricultural Policy Forum 2017 and Annual Meeting of the Ministers from SEE 2017, cooperation

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Workshop “Fostering integrated economic development through sustainable use of natural resources and greening of value chains”, 24-26 April, 2017 in Mavrovo, FYR of Macedonia

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), following the overall goals of the European Union funded project “Fostering regional cooperation and balanced territorial development of Western Balkan countries in the process towards EU integration - Support to the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-East Europe”, as well as FAO TCP

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Capacity building workshop “Fostering integrated economic development through sustainable use of natural resources and greening of value chains” for the participants from the cross-border regions “Drina-Tara” and “Drina-Sava”, 19-21 April, 2017 in Banja Koviljaca, Serbia

In the period 19-21 April 2017 in Banja Koviljaca, Serbia SWG and FAO international experts facilitated training for the participants from the “Drina-Sava" and "Drina-Tara" cross-border regions. This workshop provided an opportunity for exchange of experiences, as well as development of ideas for possible joint actions among participants. The training was conducted with a participatory approach ensured by plenary and working group discussions.

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Capacity development workshop “Capacity building on integrated economic development in rural cross-border areas – from visioning to realization”, 22-24 March, 2017 in Tivat, Montenegro

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), following the overall goals of the EU funded project “Fostering regional cooperation and balanced territorial development of Western Balkan countries in the process towards EU integration – Support to the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-East Europe”, as well as FAO TCP Facility:

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Workshop “Capacity building on integrated economic development in rural cross-border areas – from visioning to realization” 15-17 March, 2017 in Rankovce, FYR of Macedonia

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), following the overall goals of the EU funded project “Fostering regional cooperation and balanced territorial development of Western Balkan countries in the process towards EU integration – Support to the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-East Europe”, as well as FAO TCP Facility:

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Sharra for National Park!

FYR of Macedonia has three National Parks. 83 % of the local population wants the Shar/Sharri/Sharra mountain to become the fourth national park. https://www.facebook.com/vidivakamedia/videos/1098748093569204/

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Vinkovo in Ilok, 20-22 January, 2017 in Ilok, Croatia

Town of Ilok, Tourism organization of Ilok and the Wine Cluster Srijem organized the traditional regional manifestation “Vinkovo in Ilok” in the the period 20-22 January, 2017. The first pruning of the rite wine grapes during the manifestation “Vinkovo in Ilok” was performed by Ms. Gabrijela Žalac, Minister of Regional Development and EU Funds of Republic of Croatia. Before that, a working meeting with the Ministry and the Town of Ilok was

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International Green Week and Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA), 18 – 22 January, 2017 in Berlin, Germany

The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) 2017 was held during the International Green Week for the ninth time under the title “Agriculture and Water – Key to Feeding the World”. The aim of GFFA was in a series of expert panel discussions, working meetings and an international panel, to identify ways and means of sustainably meeting the diverse and growing demands that are being made of the agricultural sector. The Regional Rural Development

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37th Session of the Assembly of the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South Eastern Europe, 06th – 07th December, 2016 in Budapest, Hungary

The 37th Session of the Assembly of Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South Eastern Europe served the purpose of annual planning for the regional activities and initiatives in the period of 2017. The goal of the meeting was to discuss and agree upon the operational plan for 2017, the financial framework and operational bodies of the organization, as well as discussions regarding the cooperation with SWG partner institutions.

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XV International trade fair “Brcko 2016”, 24 – 26 November 2016, in Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina

SWG awarded with the recognition for International contribution The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe, within the SWG European Union project: “Fostering regional cooperation and balanced territorial development of Western Balkan countries in the process towards EU integration”, supported the participation of the stakeholder group members from the cross-border regions “Drina-Sava” and “Drina-Tara”

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