The AgroNet project partner Varna Economic Development Agency (VEDA) took part in the 28th Trade Exhibition “Agriculture and Everything about It” held in Dobrich during 29.07.2020 – 01.08.2020.
VEDA uses the chance to introduce Agrodeals.net Online Trading Platform to agricultural producers – exhibitors and visitors in the fair, as well as to official guests, among them Mr. Nikolay Marinov, Director of the Directorate General for Agriculture and Regional Policy at the Bulgarian Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and Mr. Yordan Yordanov – Director of Varna Regional Directorate Agriculture.
During the exhibition days VEDA experts met in person with most of the farmers and managers of agricultural companies in the fair to demonstrate on-site how the platform works. There were more than 18 companies – producers and distributors of dairy products, honey, herbs, fertilizers, machines & equipment, which expressed interests in the platform and supply VEDA with preliminary registration data of their products and services.
The first meeting of the Joint Programming Committee – body responsible for the preparation of the Interreg NEXT (Neighbourhood External) Black Sea Basin Programme 2021-2027 – was held on the 29th of January 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. The eligible participating countries of the new Programme involves ten states from the Black Sea Basin: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Turkey and Ukraine.
The new generation of projects to be funded under the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 has been approved by the Joint Monitoring Committee during the meeting held in Odessa, Ukraine, on 17th of September 2019.