On Thursday 10.10.2019 in Paracin, a roundtable “Green Building as a Chance to Decarbonize the Construction Sector” was held as a part of the “Green Caravan 2019” activity carried out as part of the “NAGE project” (Project is financed by the European Union) implemented by the Network for Rural Development of Serbia.
Rural development is very often viewed in the public and even by professionals in such a way that it is reduced only to agriculture and / or economic activity, or just to the infrastructure. In reality, rural development encompasses every segment of the lives of rural communities, including the daily services needed by the rural population (education, health, social protection ...), the economic activities that local people are dealing with, and the part of the activities that contribute to the added quality of life sport, culture, social life, infrastructure ...).
In the period from 8th to 10th April 2019 in the hotel "Šumarice" in Kragujevac, a training on the topic "Advocacy, lobbying, networking and constituents’ empowerment" was held.
The training of trainers "Role of LAGs in employment marginalized groups" was implemented on 26th and 27th March 2019 in Durres (Albania). This activity is part of the project “Innovative Support to employment of Rural marginalized groups – SyneRgi” financed by the Visegrad International Fund. Its implementation is performed by the consortium of non-governmental networks and organisations from Western Balkan and Visegrad countries.
On February 22 and 23, 2019, in Vrnjacka Banja was held Assembly of the Network for Rural Development of Serbia .
The Assembly was held within the framework of the project "ALTER - Active Local Territories for Economic Development of Rural Areas" funded by the European Union, as part of the activities "Establishing new rural development networks and supporting existing networks".
The project is implemented at the national level by the Network for rural development of Serbia.
Two day regional training of trainers “Short supply chains as possibility for employment” was held in Chachak (Serbia) from 5th to 6th December 2018.
This multi-national thematic meeting between CSO Networks in the Western Balkan countries and countries within the EU is a part of the project to ensure intensive dialogue with EU institutions and CSO networks with relevant experience within the EU.
The thematic meeting was organised in Peć from 30th October to 1st November 2018. The event bringing together 60 representatives of CSO Networks from PREPARE, ALTER partner countries and local CSO from the region.
On September 26th, 2017, a consultative meeting on the topic “Supporting farmers' networking by models recognized in EU” was held in Brodarevo. The meeting was attended by representatives of local institutions, CSOs, as well as people from local communities who are interested in this topic.
On September 21, 2017 in Svrljig a meeting on the topic “Improving the position of women in rural areas” was held. The meeting was attended by representatives of women's associations from the vicinity of Nis and Svrljig, representatives of women's associations from Vrsac and Veliko Gradiste, representatives of local institutions, as well as women from local communities interested in this topic.
On August 25, 2017, in Kraljevo was held meeting on which was presented the work of the Network for Rural Development of Serbia, as well as the planned activities of the Network for the coming period. The meeting was attended by representatives of member organizations of the Network for Rural Development of Serbia, as well as CSOs dealing with rural development.