The Agricultural Policy Forum 2013 in Pristina was held under the joint auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development of Kosovo* and the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe.
Entitled: “New Prospects for Agriculture and Rural Development in South Eastern Europe towards Sustainable Future”, the Forum addressed the implementation of future EU agricultural and rural development policies and the reflection contributing to the countries of SEE.
The Forum promoted and stimulated debate and discussion on policy issues among policy makers, governmental and non-governmental organizations from the agriculture and rural development, water and forestry sectors in SEE, relevant international policy and development institutions, national and international experts and academics.
The main outputs from these discussions are resumed in the final document:
* Kosovo* “This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.”