This project is funded by the European Union (EU) and is implemented by WYG International on behalf of the EU Delegation to Republic of Serbia.

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My Apiary – My Office


Identification details
Official title of the project My Apiary – My Office
Region/ City

Republic of Serbia

Districts: Zajecar, Branicevo and Danube

Municipalities: Zagubica, Kucevo, Velika Plana and Boljevac

Sector(s) Agriculture
Budget / EC contribution EUR 297,790 / EUR 267,790
Implementation period

20 months

Expected results - Infrastructural capacities improved as well as conditions for professional beekeeping- Opportunities created for standardizing quality and placement of honey and beekeeping products

- A packet of joined services for the needs of beekeepers and beekeeper organizations developed

- Knowledge of the unemployed and existing beekeepers has been improved, experiences and best practice has been obtained, level of informing increased

-Project is successfully being realized and is in compliance with the proposed activities

Beneficiary Municipality of Zagubica

Lead Partner: Municipality of Zagubica

Partners: Municipality of Kučevo; Municipality of Velika Plana;Municipality of Boljevac

Contact details

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 Jovica Stojanovic


Summary of the project 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.
Main goal of the project 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 
Specific objectives

 -Establish support and beekeeping service for the needs of existing and potential new beekeepers

- Improve and standardize production in beekeeping

- Improve conditions for distribution of honey on the market

- Build knowledge and create conditions for employment in the beekeeping sector