Past Events

International fruit brandy festival “Zestival”, 18-19 August, 2017 in Uzice, Serbia

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe in cooperation with the German International Cooperation (GIZ) supported the organization of the regional event - International fruit brandy festival “Zestival”, which was held at the central City square in the period from 18-19 August, 2017 in Uzice, Serbia. The festival started with Bohemian night, the night dedicated to Uzice taverns and bohemians that became

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“Day of Mowing- Romanija 2017”, 8th July, 2017 in Sokolac, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The international tourism event “Day of Mowing – Romanija 2017”, which was organized by the Tourism Organization of Sokolac and held on the 8th July, 2017, gathered mowers from Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina who showed their skills in this competition of grass mowing with handmade, on the plain which leans on Brezjak, a well-known Sokolac resort. “Day of Mowing- Romanija 2017” is an international tourism event which represents

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“18th memorial Vitomir Dizdarevic – Admiral Kuk Drina-Sava international recreational-touristic kayak-canoe Regatta”, 29.04-07.05. 2017, in the cross-border regions of Drina-Sava and Drina-Tara

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe Europe within the SWG project: “Strengthening regional capacities for rural development through integrated forest and water resources management in Southeast Europe (LEIWW)” supported the organization of the "18th memorial Vitomir Dizdarevic – Admiral Kuk Drina-Sava international recreational-touristic kayak-canoe Regatta" which was organized by the Kayak Club

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16th Stakeholder Group meeting for the ross-border region of “Drina-Tara”, 28 April, 2017 in the village Gostilje, Municipality of Cajetina, Serbia

The Standing Working Group for Regional Rural Development (SWG) organized the 16th Stakeholder Group meeting for the cross-border region of “Drina-Tara” on 28 April, 2017 in the village Gostilje, Municipality of Cajetina, Serbia. The 16th Stakeholder Group meeting for the cross-border region of "Drina-Tara" was attended by 22 participants, Assistant to the Mayor of the Municipality of Cajetina, interested stakeholders from "Drina-Tara" region,

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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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Transfer of knowledge and experience in beekeeping in the cross-border region “Drina-Tara”, 25-26 March, 2017 in Pljevlja, Montenegro

The two-day seminar “Transfer of knowledge and experience in beekeeping in the cross-border region of Drina-Tara” was organized by the Beekeeping Association “Matica” in Pljevlja, Montenegro from 25-26 March, 2017. This regional event gathered around 100 beekeepers from the cross-border region of “Drina-Tara”, from Pljevlja, Bijelo Polje, Berane (MNE); Rudo, Visegrad (B&H); Priboj and Prijepolje (SER). The event was organized with

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Meeting of raspberry producers from the cross-border region “Drina-Tara”, Visegrad 2017, 18-19 March, 2017 in Visegrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Around 80 raspberry producers from Visegrad, Rudo, Bratunac, Novo Gorazde (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Ljubovija (Serbia) and Bijelo Polje (Montenegro) participated at the regional event “Meeting of raspberry producers from the cross-border region “Drina-Tara” held in Visegrad in the period 18-19 March, 2017. The objective of this regional event was to exchange experiences between raspberry producers within the cross-border region “Drina–Tara”

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“Fair of Home-made Products, Rudo 2017”, 10-12 March, 2017 in Rudo, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina

For the third time this regional event in Rudo gathered 130 local producers, entrepreneurs, NGO’s, public institutions, local authorities from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia.The aim of this event is promotion and preservation of traditional products of the cross-border region “Drina-Tara” and other SWG ABD regions, support of the improvement of the economic activities in the Municipality of Rudo and development of better cross-border

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15th Meeting of the Stakeholder Group for the cross-border region of “Drina-Tara”, 28 February, 2017 in Priboj, Serbia

The main objective of the 15th Stakeholder Group Meeting held on 28th February, 2017 at the Youth Office in Priboj, Serbia was to present outcomes of the First call of the ABD Grant Scheme within the LEIWW project; ongoing, realized and planned activities within EU project: “Fostering regional cooperation and balanced territorial development of Western Balkan countries in the process towards EU integration”, and presentation of the work of the

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Gatherings of raspberry producers “Raspberry-there’s more to it”, 24-26 February, 2017 in Uzice, Serbia

More than 200 raspberry producers from Uzice, Cajetina, Bajina Basta, Nova Varos (Serbia), Bratunac and Srebrenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina) participated in the regional event “Gatherings of raspberry producers-Raspberry there’s more to it” held in Uzice in the period 24-26 February, 2017. The objective of this regional event was to exchange experience between raspberry producers within the cross-border region “Drina – Tara” and support

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