“5th International Festival of Plum Fruit Brandy and Honey”, 01 – 02 September, 2016 in Ugljevik, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe, within the EC project: “Fostering regional cooperation and balanced territorial development of Western Balkan countries in the process towards EU integration”, will support the organization of the regional manifestation “5th International festival of plum fruit brandy and honey”, which will be organized by the Agency for development of small and medium enterprises of the Municipality Ugljevik and will be held in the period of 01– 02 September, 2016.

This year, the 5th International festival of plum fruit brandy and honey will be organized in early September as a two-day manifestation and will promote natural, cultural and traditional values of the region, as well as the famous fruit growing area and the cross-border region Drina-Sava. The main focus is on the round table sessions that will provide opportunity for improvement of the knowledge of fruit brandy producers. Through the participation at the festival, participants will have the opportunity to establish new sales channels, share past experiences between producers, processors and trainers, which will result in expansion of production processes.

Both, the programming documents of ABDA in the Western Balkan countries, as well as the Programme for economic development of the “Drina-Sava” cross-border region, identify the tourism sector and agriculture as one of the strategic priorities for development of the “Drina-Sava” cross-border region.

This activity is part of the EU funded project: “Fostering regional cooperation and balanced territorial development of Western Balkan countries in the process towards EU integration” implemented by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe

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