A fair of Local Action Groups, named LAG Expo, was organized for the first time in the Western Balkan countries, in North Macedonia in Radovish. Today and yesterday, representatives of LAGs and LAG initiatives of N. Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia, Albania, Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina, gathered to discuss and exchange experience related to implementation of the LEADER, as an approach for inclusive local rural development. Besides the frutitfull discussions and interesting presentations of the Macedonian LAGs (Bojmija, Malesh-Pijanec, Belasica-Ograzden, Aber 2015 and Plachkovica), the Serbian LAG Srce Bachke and the Croatian LAGs Izvor and Cetinska Krajina, the fair was enriched with many local products, exhibited by the members of the Macedonian LAGs.
The event was jointly organized by BRDN, RDN of NM and the 5 above mentioned LAGs from N . Macedonia, while it was financially supported by the Swedish development organization We Effect and the USAID Program for Community Development