Summary Sheet

Assistance to Managing Authority of the Serbian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management (MAFWM) in elaboration of IPARD 2014-2020 Program, support to accreditation and training

EU Twinning Project Number:

Beneficiary Institution:
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management (MAFWM) of the Republic of Serbia - Division for Rural Development

Member States:

Member State Institutions:
Agrarmarkt Austria in cooperation with
The Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management

Project Start: October 2013

Duration: 6 month

Budget: 250,000 EUR

Short Term Expert Input: 194 working days

MS Project Leader:
Mr. Franz Patschka

Department of International Cooperation of Agrarmarkt Austria


Overall project objective:
The overall project objective of this Twinning light project is to advance the preparation of the Serbian Agriculture and Rural Development Sector for the implementation of the EU´s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

Project purpose:
The project purpose is to strengthen the institutional capacities of Managing Authority of the Serbian MAFWM in order to implement the Rural Development component of the Instrument for Pre-Accession (IPARD) [Council Regulation (EC) No 1085/2006 and (EC) No 718/2007].

Result 1.1
Chapters “Analysis of the situation (incl. SWOT) and “Description of selected measures” of IPARD II Programme drafted, measures selected

Result 1.2
Finalization of IPARD I Programme, in line with additional requirements of the EU-COM

Result 1.3
Relevant national standards related to approval of application and payments, updated and all technical bodies of IPARD program identified

Result 2.1
MA staff prepared for the assessment of the external evaluator in the process of National Accreditation