Serbia

Summery Sheet

Title:
Strengthening the capacities of the Republic of Serbia for the absorption of EU Rural Development funds in pre-accession period

EU Twinning Project Number: SR 07 IB AG 01  

Beneficiary Instituion:
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of the Republic of Serbia

Member States:
Hungary in cooperation with Austria and Germany

Memer State Instituions:
Agrarmarkt Austria in cooperation with
Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics
European Recovery Programme-Funds

Project Start: 29 July 2010

Duration: 24month

Budget: 2,000,000 EUR

Short Term Expert Input: about 1,400 working days

MS Junior Project Leader:
Franz Patschka

Department of International Cooperation of Agrarmarkt Austria
Contact: franz.patschka@ama.gv.at

RTA:
Zoltan KISS

Hungarian Ministry of Rural Development
Contact: kiss.zoltan@mvh.gov.hu

Overall project objective:
To support the sustainable adaptation/harmonization of the MAFWM to the acquis communautaires related to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in order to prepare the Republic of Serbia for the accession to the EU.
 
Project purpose:
To strengthen the institutional capacities of competent bodies within the Serbian MAFWM in order to implement the Rural Development component of the Instrument for Pre-Accession (IPARD)(Council Regulation No 1085/2006 and No 718/2007).
 
Component I “IPARD Agency (IA) established in line with the Council Regulation (EC) No 1085/2006, Commission Regulation (EC) No 718/2007 and the IPARD Sectoral Agreement”
IPARD Paying Agency (IA) is accredited or in the process of accreditation for the management of IPARD

Component II “Setting up the Managing Authority (MA) within the MAFWM in line with Council Regulation (EC) No 1085/2006 and (EC) No 718/2007 and the Sectoral Agreement”
MA accredited or in the process of accreditation for the management of IPARD