Tirana / November 12, 2015
Tirana is hosting today the ninth meeting of Standing Working Group, a meeting of Southeast Europe Ministers of Agriculture. The event is co organized by the Albanian Ministry of Agriculture and the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group.
The meeting will be focused on discussions about the further collaboration between Southeast Europe countries in the agriculture field, the reforms that should be undertaken in this sector and the rural development of Southeast Europe countries.
After the meeting, the Albanian Minister of Agriculture is expected to speak in a joint press conference with the General Secretary of the Regional Secretariat for Rural Development, Boban Ilic., to speak about the conclusions of the meeting and the future plans of Southeast Europe countries in the agriculture sector.
The “SWG” stands for Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in South Eastern Europe (SEE) and is an International Intergovernmental Organisation, consisting of members from governmental institutions in SEE responsible for agriculture and rural development in respective member countries and territories.