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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, 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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Sharra for National Park!

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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Info days for the opening of the Second call of the ABD Grant scheme in the cross-border region of Sharra, within the LEIWW programme

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-East Europe in cooperation with GIZ, within the project ”Rural development through integrated forest and water resources management” (LEIWW), has opened the Second call for proposals for the ABD Grant Scheme on the 25th October, 2016, for the cross-border regions of Sharra and Prespa. SWG organized info days in different locations in the two cross-border regions that are included

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Hand Over of the new containers in the Municipality of Jegunovce, 4th of July, 2016 and in the Municipality of Tearce, 7th of July, 2016

On the 4th and the 7th of July, 2016 there was an official hand over of 60 new containers in the municipalities of Jegunovce and Tearce in Macedonia, which will primary be located in the school’s areas. The containers were part of the donation from SWG to the municipalities of Jegunovce and Tearce. At the hand over events were present the SWG representative, municipality officials Mr. Vojislav Antovski from Jegunovce and Mr. Besim Imeri from Tearce,

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Info days for the opening of the ABD Grant scheme in the cross-border region of Sharra, within the project ”Rural development through integrated forest and water resources management” (LEIWW) – held in Jegunovce (Macedonia), Prizren (Kosovo*) and Kukes (Albania)

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-East Europe in cooperation with GIZ within the project ”Rural development through integrated forest and water resources management” (LEIWW), has opened the Call for proposals for the ABD Grant Scheme on the 27th May, 2016. SWG organized info days in different locations in the four cross-border regions that are included in the ABD Grant Scheme in period following the opening

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“Green Actions, Earth Day Every Day!” – Pilot measures for solid waste management in the region of “Sharra”, 13th May, 2016, Jegunovce, Macedonia

The SWG in cooperation with the local stakeholders from the cross-border region of “Sharra” has organized two cleaning actions as part of the pilot measures named “Green Actions, Earth Day Every Day!” for integrated solid waste management in a cross-border context. The cleaning actions took place in two locations in the municipality of Jegunovce, namely the places Peshtera and Kalugjer. In the cleaning actions participated the children from

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International Fair of Business, Crafts and Agriculture – “Viroexpo 2015”, 27 February -1 March, 2015 in Virovitica, Croatia

For the 20th time the International Fair of Business, Crafts and Agriculture –“Viroexpo 2015” was organized from February 27th till March 1th in Virovitica, Croatia. More than 15 exhibitors from the four cross - border regions had the opportunity to present the traditional handcrafts, agricultural products and also to promote their businesses. Three companies dealing with raspberry production in “Sharra” region were exhibiting their products

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Stakeholders from “Sharra” cross-border region participate at – Workshop and study tour “Strengthening value chains”, Andrevlje, Fruska Gora, Serbia in the period 23-25th March 2015 and Istria, Croatia in the period 26-28th March 2015

This series of workshops and study tour was held in Andrevlje, Serbia (23-25 March) and Istria, Croatia (26-28 March) 2015, organised by the SWG within the European Union funded project “Preparation for Implementation of the Area Based Development (ABD) Approach in the Western Balkans – 2nd phase”, as well as the project “Support to the implementation of integrated, innovative cooperation projects in the Western Balkan region – the Area

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Presentation of cross-border regions of “Sharra”, “Prespa”, “Drina-Tara” and “Drina-Sava” on Euregia 2014 and filed visit of Natural Park Dübener Heide, Germany 27-30 October, 2014

Representatives from cross border regions of the Western Balkan countries participated at the “Euregia 2014 – Fair and Congress for Regional and Local Development in Europe”. The participation on the event was organized by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) within the EU funded project: “Preparation for implementation of the Area Based Development (ABD) Approach in the Western Balkans – 2nd phase”, and host organization

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Exhibitors from Sharra cross- border promoted at the 37th International Fair of Tourism in Belgrade, Serbia 22-23 March 2015

During the four days of the fair, the cross – border regions where the Area Based Development (ABD) Approach is implemented has been promoted. The presentation and exhibition of promotional material and traditional local products from “Sharra” cross- border region was presented at 22 March, were exhibitors from “Sharra” has an unique opportunity to promote the attractions, traditional products and services from the undiscovered rural areas

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