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Funding for development assistance to countries from Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus
FAO held a closing workshop to present the key findings of the Austrian Government funded project “Increasing resilience of small scale farmers to the impacts of soaring food prices by the use of animal identification and registration in Ukraine” GCP/RER/026/AUS.
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s State Veterinary Office is one of the winners of FAO’s 2010-2011 Edouard Saouma Award for its outstanding contribution to the implementation of the Technical Cooperation Project for Strengthening Capacity on Aquaculture Health Management. (TCP/BiH/3101 (A))
FAO, as implementing agency, played important role in this success, in cooperation with UNWTO, UNDP, UNEP and UNICEF, as well as with the Government of the Republic of Serbia.
A workshop was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Consumer Protection (MoAFCP) and the FAO in Tirana. More about the topic at 
FAO Deputy Director-General, He Changchui, and the FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia, Fernanda Guerrieri, paid a visit to Montenegro.
FAO is helping to improve the lives of displaced people by training “lead farmers” and introducing modern agricultural practices. Forty-five farmer field schools have also been established and have trained 925 participants in modern agricultural practices.
FAO as a lead agency implements the project titled: “Sustainable Tourism for Rural Development" (UNJP/FRY/005/SPA) together with UNDP, UNEP, UNICEF and UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Serbia.
Bosanska Krupa is a town with about 25 000 inhabitants situated in north western Bosnia and Herzegovina. The rivers Una and Krusnica run through the town and there are several smaller streams running into these rivers.
The project goal is to provide safe meat and meat products and it focuses on small and medium sized enterprises that have the skills and equipment needed to produce, store and market meat products.