Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU)

Capacity building training on development of livestock farmers’ cooperatives / producer groups in remote mountainous areas

20-23 May 2013, Podgorica, Montenegro 

The FAO project - Development Assistance to Farmers in Remote Areas of Kosovo and Montenegro - GCP/RER/019/LUX (DAFKM), supported by the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is being implemented between 1 June 2006 and 31 July 2013, introduced a bottom-up model of identifying priority constraints at the small-scale livestock producer level in mountainous municipalities, identifying key entrepreneurial farmers with whom to work, and introducing innovations and technologies designed to improve the feeding, health and breeding of cattle and sheep through the establishment of farmers’ groups.
The project has achieved important technical, operational and institutional successes. The project was implemented with technical support from the lectures and scientists of the University of Montenegro. (more)


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