During the three days of the explanatory screening for Negotiating Group 11 - Agriculture and Rural Development, the Serbian Chamber of Commerce organized a direct live broadcast from Brussels.
Explanatory screening of analytical showing of legislation of the European Union to the negotiating group 11 - Agriculture and Rural Development, was held from 18 to 20 March in Brussels. The delegation of the Republic of Serbia, representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management and representatives of other relevant institutions, were led by Tanja Miščević, Chief Negotiator and Danilo Golubović who is the president of the Negotiating Group 11 and the State Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management.
On the explanatory screening representatives of the European Commission - Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) and the Directorate General for Enlargement (DG Enlargement), presented the basic elements of EU legislation in the field of agriculture and rural development to the Serbian delegation and presented the rules and principles of the functioning of the Common Agricultural Policy EU, including the latest reform.
During the three days of the explanatory screening for Negotiating Group 11 - Agriculture and Rural Development, in the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, organized a live broadcast of the meeting in Brussels for representatives of civil society, business, ministry of science and all other stakeholders.
"During the three-day transfer, business people and others can learn about the regulations relating to horizontal issues, and the financial and administrative structure under the common agricultural policy (state aid, subsidies, direct payments to production-linked payment,accounting system data on agricultural farms)'' says Dušanka Samardzic, Special Adviser to the President of the Chamber of Commerce. According to her, over the web transmission that takes place in the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, all interested entrepreneurs can follow the presentation of the measures and the financing of rural development, as well as the system of organization of agricultural markets across different sectors (milk and dairy products, meat, eggs, poultry and honey, field crop, seed, rice, sugar, hops, wine, coffee, cocoa).
"Chapter 11 is very important in the negotiations with the EU. Under sections such as agricultural policy, organic agriculture and rural development are of great importance for our farmers to be well prepared for business on the same economic market. Manufacture of food products with added value is a great opportunity for employment and prosperity in rural areas'', says Nenad Budimović, Secretary of Agriculture and Food Industry Chamber of Commerce.
Serbian Chamber of Commerce will continue to work within the negotiating group on chapter 11 and shall regularly, through the Association for the agriculture and food industries inform and educate members of one of the most important negotiating chapters.
Next, bilateral screening of the Negotiating Group 11 - Agriculture and Rural Development will be held from 14 to 16 May in Brussels.