The eighth meeting of the IPARD 2014-2020 Monitoring Committee was held in Skopje on June 3, 2021. Mr. Rexhail Ismaili, State Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy, chaired the meeting. The meeting was organized through an internet platform taking into account the current situation with the Covid-19 pandemic.
The 8th meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the IPARD Programme 2014-2020, in addition to the members of the Monitoring Committee of IPARD, was attended by representatives of the IPARD Managing Authority, representatives of the IPA operational structure, representatives of the Delegation of the European Union and representatives of the General Directorate of Agriculture.
The members of the Committee, as well as the others representatives, present at the meeting were informed about the progress in the implementation of the IPARD Programme 2014-2020, the capacities of the IPARD structure in the country and plans for their increase, including information on the relocation plans of the Agency for Financial Support in Agriculture and Rural Development in new premises. The meeting also discussed the proposal for a third amendment (modification), the activities regarding the evaluation (evaluation), as well as the activities for publicity of the current IPARD Programme 2014-2020.
At the same time, the preparation of the IPARD Programme for the next programming period 2021-2027 was discussed at the meeting. The representatives of the General Directorate of Agriculture so far the activities related to the preparation of the IPARD Programme 2021-2027, were assessed as quite successful and one of the most advanced of all IPARD beneficiary countries.
You can find the materials that were presented and discussed during the meeting, in addition.