Past Events

“Capacity building for improvement of rural tourism services and products and networking among the tourism stakeholders in the cross-border region Sharra”, 23 – 25 November 2017 in Mavrovo, Macedonia

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG), the German International cooperation (GIZ) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), following the overall goals of the projects ” Rural development through integrated forest and water resources management in Southeast Europe: Rural perspectives: qualification, reintegration and (self) employment”, as well as “Implementation of short value chain development

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Trainings on “Career Counseling”, 27-28 October and 4-5 November, 2017 in Tetovo, Macedonia

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe, within the project “Rural development through integrated forest and water resources management in Southeast Europe: Rural perspectives: qualification, reintegration and (self) employment” in cooperation with GIZ, supported the organization of the two two-day trainings on “Career Counseling”. The trainings covered the following topics: Personal development,

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First Albanian Rural Parliament (ARP), 28-30 September, 2017, at the premises of the Agricultural University of Tirana (AUT), Institut, in Tirana, Albania

The Albanian Network for Rural Development (ANRD), in partnership with the Agricultural University of Tirana (AUT), organized the First Albanian Rural Parliament on 28-30 September 2017, at the premises of the AUT and at the Parliament of the Republic of Albania. The First Albanian Rural Parliament gathered more than 300 participants from to discuss some of the most important aspects of rural development in the country. Over the course of three days,

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17th Meeting of the Stakeholder Group for the cross-border region of “Sharra”, 20 April, 2017 in Jegunovce, Macedonia

The 17th regular meeting of the Stakeholder Group for the cross-border region of "Sharra" was held on 20 April, 2017 at the restaurant “Antonio” in Jegunovce. The discussions on this meeting were focused on the following topics: Overview of the activities within the EU project “Fostering regional cooperation and balanced territorial development of Western Balkan countries in the process towards EU integration” related to implementation of

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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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Contract Signing Ceremony for the grant awarded applicants within the ABD Grant sheme for the cross-border regions of „Sharra“, 20 March, 2017 in Prizren, Kosovo*

The official contract signing ceremony for the beneficiaries from the cross-border region of Sharra was held on 20 March, 2017 at the hotel “Theranda” in Prizren, Kosovo*. In total, eight contracts will be signed for six projects, in overall value of 58.302 Euros, from which six applicants are from Kosovo* and two from Macedonia. The ABD Grant scheme was implemented by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) within the project

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“Mapping touristic destinations in Zupa”, 11-12 March, 2017 in Recane, Kosovo*

The regional event “Mapping touristic destinations in Zupa” was organized by the NGO Agro Red Gold from Recane, Kosovo* in partnership with the Center for Education and Development from Tearce and it was held in the period 11-12 March, 2017 in Recane, Kosovo*. The main goal of this event was promotion of the touristic potential of the area of Zupa as a touristic destination. This two-day event was organized with the main objective to map the

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List of the grant awarded applications from the Second call of the ABD Grant scheme within the LEIWW program

The contracts for the Second call of the ABD Grant scheme within the LEIWW program will be signed with 16 grant beneficiaries from the two cross-border regions of Prespa and Sharra. The official contract signing ceremony for the beneficiaries from the cross-border region of Sharra will be held on 20th March, 2017 at the hotel “Theranda” in Prizren, Kosovo* at 12:00 p.m. *This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in

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“Rural Tourism Fair”, 26 February, 2017 at Lumbardhi Cinema in Prizren, Kosovo*

The event “Rural Tourism Fair” was organized by Sharri Ecotour along with the Tourist Information Center – Prizren, and took place at the Lumbardhi Cinema in Prizren on 26 February, 2017. The event provided direct support to small and medium size producers and service providers in the region of Sharra, by promotion of the local food and agro-food value chains. The “Rural Tourism Fair” gave an opportunity to producers from Macedonia, Albania

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16th Meeting of the Stakeholder Group for the Cross-Border Region of Sharra, 21st February, 2017 in Prizren, Kosovo*

The 16th Stakeholder Group (SHG) meeting in the cross-border region of Sharra, was held on the 21st February, 2017 at the Hotel “Abi” in Prizren, Kosovo*. The topics of the meeting were the following: Overview of the general and future activities related to the implementation of ABDA in the “Sharra” cross-border region for the period January – April, 2017; People to People actions in the “Sharra” cross-border region; Informative session

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