Activities Schedule

VII Balkan Cheese Festival

Event location:


Traditional participation of cheese producers from BiH, presenting the original cheeses from BiH.

Info session for RFP: implementation of food safety and quality standards

Event location:

USAID/Sweden FARMA II, Fra Andjela Zvizdovica 1, Tower B/18

Information session for all interested entities to discuss the Scope of Work and to provide instructions for submitting proposals. 

Roundtable “Environmental Disasters and Agricultural Insurance”

Event location:

Hotel “Bristol – Novotel” ,Sarajevo

Having in mind that the agriculture suffers significant risks and damages lately, this round table aims at presenting the significance and role of the insurance in agriculture. In cooperation with insurance houses, this round table will try to respond to the question “what is the best manner and model to motive as many agricultural producers as possible to take insurance in order to cover the damage and decrease the risk” 

Partner organizations: FBiH Ministry of Agriculture, Water Management and Forestry, Project Coordination Unit

Days of Honey

Event location:

Federal Agro Mediterranean Institute, Biskupa Cule 10, Mostar

Agricultural Institute Sarajevo and the Federal Agro-Mediterranean Institute Mostar, in cooperation with USAID/Sweden FARMA II project will organise the Days of honey in Mostar on 8 December. Beekeepers from 18 producers have submitted 141 sample for pollen analysis, and the awards will be given in 8 categories. Event will also feature signing of a MOU between Croatian Beekeeper Association, Federal Agro-Mediterranean Institute Mostar & Federal Agricultural Institute Sarajevo.

Andrew Boegel, Head of Economic Department of the USAID will present awards for the best quality honey in eight categories.

Partner organizations: Agricultural Institute Sarajevo Federal Agro-Mediterranean Institute Mostar

Agri-Food Advisers Conference

Event location:

Hotel Hills, Ilidza

Agri-food advisors conference which will gather, in one place, advisors from all fields of agricultural-food production sectors, including consultants / advisors for agri-business, as well those for rural development.

USAID/Sweden FARMA II will present AgMENTOR platform, which aims at connecting the advisors in agricultural-food production sectors and their exchange of ideas and knowledge, which will, as a result, improve and enhance the work of advisers in the field and increase their efficiency.

Partner organizations: Swiss Caritas

4th Workshop of Advisors in Chain of Value of Plum

Event location:

Cantonal Chamber of Commerce of Tuzla Canton, Tuzla

Third workshop in transferring the practical knowledge from more experienced advisors to junior advisors, presentation of potential development opportunities for advisory sector in BiH, and arrangement of future activities aimed at improving the rendered services in chain of value of plum.

Representatives of FARMA II project will present AgMENTOR initiative, a platform aimed at connecting the advisors in agriculture sector and stimulation of the exchange of knowledge and ideas in agriculture sector in BiH.

Partner organizations: GIZ GmbH