EU4AGRI organized a two-day event in Teslić that took place from November 23 to 24, 2021. This event brought a presentation of EU4AGRI research on the demand and supply of agricultural advisory services and an expert workshop on “Official controls in viticulture and winemaking”.

The aim of this workshop was to inform representatives of institutions and agricultural consultants on improving and modernizing the system of official controls in BiH, training inspectors to apply standardized controls in the process of grape and wine production so that they are in line with EU legislation and best practices.

In addition, experts from the Czech Institute for Certification and Control in Agriculture (UKZUZ), Mr. Petr Vaculik and Mr. During the workshop, Rostislav Gruna presented the requirements of the new EU regulations, and the use of traceability and control systems in the EU.

The event was attended by 20 representatives of competent institutions and bodies in BiH, primarily representatives of institutions responsible for inspection supervision.

After the training, the plan is to organize a series of specialized theoretical and practical trainings, as well as support in the development of necessary methodologies, modernized registers, etc., to help further harmonize this sector with EU legislation.

EU4AGRI will present its full findings from the research on the demand and supply of agricultural advisory services.

The event was organized within the project “European Union Support for Agricultural Competitiveness and Rural Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina – EU4AGRI”, funded by the European Union and implemented and co-financed by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in BiH and the Czech Development Agency (CzDA).