LIR Evolution in cooperation with Ministry of agriculture, forestry and water management of Republika Srpska, organized 1st Regional presentation of the project in Banja Luka on June 23rd 2014.
In order to inform wider audience about main project goals: innovation support in agri-food sector, knowledge transfer and necessity for production of quality food according to modern standards, participants were informed with project details.
Following lectures of the experts were organized:
1. Dr Vid Kopanja, Legal overview of agricultural and food sectors, Ministry of agriculture, forestry and water management of Republika Srpska
2. Professor Radoslav Grujic, Traceability in food processing, Faculty of Technology, University of East Sarajevo
3. Dr. Drago Nedic, Safety and quality check of animal origin food, Veterinary institute of Republika Srpska “Dr. Vaso Butozan”, Banja Luka
4. Engineer Dragana Kovacic Josic, Laboratory analysis implemented by the Department for plant protection, seed and biotechnology of Agricultural Institute of Republika Srpska, Agricultural Institute of Republika Srpska
5. Tatjana Docic Kojadinovic , instead of Dr Tihomir Predic, Laboratory analysis performed by Agro-ecology Department of Agricultural Institute of Republika Srpska, Agricultural Institute of Republika Srpska
6. Mr. Mile Gluvacevic , GLOBAL GAP and Organic production, Consultant and auditor for GLOBAL GAP and organic food production.
1st Regional Event of Wellfood project gathered 31 participants. There were representatives of food producers, NGOs, Chamber of Commerce of Republika Srpska and experts from agri-food sector.
Final session of the Event was reserved for food growers and producers, where they introduced their products.
Tasting of secure and healthy food, produced by the Event participants was organized in order to introduce those products to the participants.
Food producers that participated at 1st WellFood regional event were:
- Agrojapra, Donji Agici
- Eko-Bel, Ltd, Banja Luka
- Prijedorcanka, Co, Prijedor
- Vitaminka, Co, Banja Luka
- Agricultural cooperative, Livac, Aleksandrovac
- Representatives of fruit growers of Republika Srpska