The representatives of the rural development networks from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia, gathered in Ohrid on November 22nd to finalize the Balkan Rural Development Network’s 5 years’ strategy and 2 years’ Action Plan. At the beginning of the workshop, the representative of We Effect, as project’s donor and the representative of SWG (Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in South Eastern Europe) introduced the participants to their organizational structure and activities. After reviewing BRDN’s vision and mission statements and discussing on BRDN’s strategic priorities, two ongoing activities for increasing BRDN’s visibility were promoted: the first one was the finalization of BRDN’s website design and the second was the preparation of BRDN’s brochure.
The project “Support Balkan Rural Development Network – BRDN as a
functional regional platform for cooperation of rural networks in the Western Balkans” is supported by We Effect and implemented by the Rural Development Network of the Republic of Macedonia.
The project undertakes actions for capacity building of the BRDN starting with preparation of BRDN strategy document as basic program document for work.