The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe Europe, within the SWG GIZ project: Rural development through integrated forest and water resources management in Southeast Europe: Rural perspectives: qualification, reintegration and (self) employment”, will support the organization of the regional event “Pumpkin Day 2017”. This event will be organized by the Company “Prirodno” s.p, Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina and will be held on 03.11.2017 in Ljeljenča, Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The aim of the regional event “Pumpkin Day 2017” is encouraging agricultural producers to produce alternative cultures as an opportunity for rural development. The goal of this event is creating an environment for employment of women in rural areas and promotion of local entrepreneurship, thus making impact to the promotion of the region and its specific values and generating additional income for the agricultural producers.
The regional event “Pumpkin Day 2017” will contribute to linking producers and processors into “small value chains”, aiming to enhance cooperation and easier access to local and regional markets, as well as to further economic development of the region and its rural population.