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The Sweden/USAID FARMA II project will host an online panel discussion tomorrow featuring five prominent women from the agriculture sector and the USAID Mission Director.

SARAJEVO, October 14, 2020 - The Sweden/USAID FARMA II project will host an online panel discussion tomorrow dubbed Challenges We Overcame!

The panel discussion is organized at the occasion of the International Day of Rural Women, October 15. It will feature five prominent women from the agriculture sector who are running successful businesses and have significantly contributed to the economic empowerment of women.

The panelist will include:

  • Aida Zubčević, owner of Faveda Ltd, a company from Sarajevo that produces dietary supplements and natural cosmetics based on medicinal herbs;
  • Ljiljana Čičković, Director of Women’s Center Foundation from Trebinje;
  • Jasmina Ćušić, owner of fruit and vegetables production company Eko Jasmina from Mostar;
  • Suada Mujkić, President of the Women’s Association Ruka from Tešanj; and
  • Jelena Mićić, Head of the Sokolac Regional Office of the Agricultural Advisory Services Sector of the RS Ministry of Agriculture.

The USAID Mission Director, Nancy Eslick, will deliver the keynote speech.

Stories of Indira Omeragić, Director of Milk Industry 99 from Gradačac, and Amine Muharemagić, Owner of BeeMed from Tuzla, will be presented through videos: Indira Omeragić and Amina Muharemagić.

Media are cordially invited to follow the Challenges We Overcame panel discussion tomorrow, Thursday, October 15, from 11:00 to 12:30 hrs, at the following link: https://zoom.us/j/91458550219?pwd=ZEtEQW5maG5UVHF4OGdlWVRFRE5jZz09

Requests for statements for the media, by the panelists, should be addressed to Nikola Gaon at nikola.gaon@farmabih.ba.