Municipality of Zagubica
Municipality of Kučevo; Municipality of Velika Plana; Municipality of Boljevac
The project focuses on mutual problems of beekeeping sector that concern services, quality of production, value added, marketing, selection and procurement of selected raw material. On the territory of the Branicevo, Zajecar and Danube district, there are cca 1400beekeepers, organized in 14 beekeeping organization with a total of cca 50.000 beeshives and annual production of cca 550.000 kg of honey, which is 11% of the total annual production of honey in Serbia. Beekeeping has great possibilities foe development and improvement, but there are several limiting factors and issues: low professionalism of beekeepers, poor utilization of contemporary technological solutions in production and processing of products, lack of services that provide support for the beekeepers, inconsistency with the EU standards. At the end of the project infrastructural capacities will be improved, as well as knowledge of the unemployed and existing beekeepers.
To improve conditions for a sustainable economic development of the region through creating opportunities for employment in the beekeeping sector in the districts of Zaječar, Braničevo and Danube