“Honey Fair”, 27-28 September 2014, Loznica, Serbia

More than 40 exhibitors and more than 3000 visitors participated at the 2nd ”Honey Fair” organized by the Tourism organization of city Loznica on September 27-28th 2014.

The event provided direct support to small and medium size honey producers in the region of Drina-Sava region, respectively by promotion of the local honey and agro-food value chains.

On the second day of the manifestation more than 110 participates participated at expert lectures on beekeeping and opportunities to practice this branch of agriculture that can provide additional income.

This year, the organization of the event was supported by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe. The funds were made available from the SWG EC project: “Preparation for implementation of the Area Based Development (ABD) Approach in the Western Balkans – 2nd phase” activities related to promotion of People-to-People actions in the target cross-border areas.

Most of the exhibitors expressed their interested to join and to actively participate in the work of the SHG from “Drina-Sava” cross-border region.