International conference "Prospects of development of cross-border cooperation between the farmers of "Bug" Euroregion
On the 25-27th of June 2015 in Shatsk, Volyn, a conference "Creation of a unified information database of farms of cross-border association "Bug" Euroregion took place (project IPBU.03.01.00-60-741 / 11-00). This project was implemented by the Brest Regional Agro-industrial Union (the lead partner of the project), the Association of Self-Governments Bug"Euroregion (Helm, Poland) and Municipal Enterprise of Volyn Oblast Council "Agency of the Euroregion "Bug" (Ukraine, m. Lutsk).
The agenda of the event had two major stages. On the first day the participants visited the farming enterprise "Amil" (Turiysk raion). On the second day the international conference took place in the Volyn oblast sanatorium "Lisova PIsnya" (Hayivka, Shatsk raion). The conference was held in a warm, friendly atmosphere that provided an opportunity for friendly communication and active discussion of important questions concerning development perspectives of farming. The event demonstrated how the experience and best practices of neighboring countries can be used for introduction of new technologies, supported by mutually beneficial cooperation, resulting from long-standing inter-institutional and interpersonal relationships.
Thanks to the project, the farms in the border regions have an opportunity to establish contacts and find common business solutions within a single information database of farms located on the website http://fermerbug.by , which operates in three language versions.