The Agricultural Policy Forum 2023 is successfully completed! This year, the event gathered more than 116 representatives of relevant institutions from 15 countries from Southeast Europe beyond on October 25th and 26th in Podgorica, Montenegro. The focus of the APF 2023 was on partnership and cooperation in dealing with climate adaptation in SEE.
The Agricultural Policy Forum 2023 was held under the joint auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of Montenegro and the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe.
The participants of the Agricultural Policy Forum 2023 highly appreciated the support provided by the convening institutions and organizations: European Commission (DG Agriculture and Rural Development), German Government (Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture – BMEL, Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development – BMZ and German Agency for International Cooperation – GIZ), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Podgorica Agenda summarizes the main outcomes of the Forum.
Plenary Speakers Presentations
Towards Preparation of a Climate Adaptation Partnership – Ms. Aleksandra Martinovska Stojcheska, PhD, Professor, Head of Institute of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food – Skopje, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje
Policy Accelerating Organic Production and Market Breakthroughs: Lessons from Denmark and EU – Mr. Paul Holmbeck, World Board Member, IFOAM – Organics International, Director Organic Denmark (1995-2020)