At the link above you can find the detail report from the travelling workshop organized in the Western Balkan countries – Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia – fallowed by a one-day national conference and  Closing Conference held in Brussels.  The conclusions, as well the identified opportunities and challenges in each of the three countries, were summarized in this report by Michael Dower, a Professor of European Rural Development at University of Gloucestershire, England, and former Coordinator PREPARE Partnership for Rural Europe.

This event which was held in the period from March 31st until April 2nd 2014, was jointly initiated by the Standing Working Group for Rural Development in South Eastern Europe (SWG), which represents the governments in the region, and the PREPARE Partnership for Rural Europe, with the support of TAIEX, and the Rural Development Networks of Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro.