On 15th December 2022, the regular assembly of the Network of Local Action Groups of Serbia was held in Zrenjanin. On the agenda, among other things, was the decision on admission to the membership of LAG “Čačak-Gornji Milanovac” as well as reports on the work and activities of the Network in the previous period. By accepting the request of LAG, the Network consists of a total of 11 partnerships for territorial rural development that were established and function according to the acts of the Ministry of Agriculture.
In front of Partnership K2, members Nebojsa Gavrilović and Radovan Mišić, president of the Partnership’s assembly, took part in the meeting.
In addition to the delegates of 10 members of the Network, the session was attended by representatives of the city of Zrenjanin, which includes three LAGs in its territory, organizations that plan to join the process of forming local partnerships, and representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management and SKGO.
The second part of the meeting was reserved for the presentation of LEADER measures and a workshop on the subject of LEADER, where the importance of this approach was discussed, the results of the organizations’ work were presented, and the previous experiences in the activities of local action groups on the territory of the Republic of Serbia were exchanged. During the meeting, the need for additional linking of LAGs in Serbia and assistance to interested actors in rural areas regarding the formation and organization of new partnerships was reiterated.