This special edition of CorD on Agribusiness comes at a timely moment when Serbia is preparing its position for negotiating the terms of its accession to the EU for chapter 13 (Fisheries) and is advancing work on meeting the requirements for opening also chapters 11 (Agriculture & Rural Development) and 12 (Food Safety, Veterinary and Phytosanitary Matters) for negotiation.
It is possible to establish complete control of products – from the farm to the table – and this is the objective of the whole concept of safe food production: primary producers, transport, processing and production of food, distribution and retail storage
Every year around 80,000 Serbians find themselves in a field, orchard, farm or greenhouse, performing agricultural work as a seasonal labour force. For some this serves as a side job, while others see it as their only source of income. What all of them have in common is that their work goes unregistered
Victoria Logistic, a member of the Victoria Group, organises the primary production of oilseeds and grains, distribution of raw materials, trade, transport and storage of agricultural commodities. With 500,000 tonnes per annum, it is the market leader in purchase of oilseeds and the link between agricultural producers and processors
Serbian farmers have understood what organic farming can offer in production, economic and environmental terms, and today we have various successful examples which show that the potential for organic agriculture is slowly but surely being realised
GEA Group pays close attention to the needs of farmers on the international market, expands its range of products through continuous investment in research and development, and offers its customers, whose number is constantly increasing, top quality on the basis of the “turnkey” system
"Organic Control System" is authorised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection for inspecting and certifying organic production and the re-certification of imported organic products, verifying product conformity with marks of geographic origin and verifying product conformity with the mark “Srpski kvalitet”, and it is accredited by the Accreditation Body of Serbia according to the standard SRPS EN ISO/IEC 17065:2016
The further advancement of Serbian agriculture will depend to the greatest extent on support for financing agricultural production, as well as investments related to improving the mechanisation and merging of farms.
Serbia and Croatia were until recently members of the same community, integral parts of a single country, while today they are the closest of neighbours, who have good cooperation in various fields because there is mutual willingness and scope for cooperation