On June 13th, 2018, in the premises of the House of Army in Strumica, an informative meeting for the announcement of the Public Call for submission of requests for use of funds within the Program for financial support of Agriculture and Rural Development 2018 was held.
The event was organized by the Agency for financial support for agriculture and rural development with collaboration of the Centre for development of the South-East planning region. The meeting was attended by representatives from the Centre for development of the South-East planning region, Mayors and representatives of the ten municipalities from the South-East planning region.
The goal of the meeting was to inform the Municipalities about the way they can get and use planned funds for the measures 321, 322 and 323 of the Program related to the improvement of life in rural areas, renewal and development of villages and preservation and promotion of traditional values in rural areas.
The call is expected to be officially announced in the upcoming period.
Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) is part of the package for external relations. IPA and other elements of the package are a great opportunity for streamlining and simplifying the procedures of the European Commission and improving the coherence and coordination of the activities of the Commission.