„If the heart could speak, it would say: buckwheat, buckwheat,…buckwheat is all I need!” The great professor Tanovic shared his vast knowledge and experience with members of Cooperative Association “Klekovaca” and farmers from Drinic, Bosanski Petrovac and Drvar.
Under the project Support to rural development in municipalities of Bosanski Petrovac, Drinic, and Drvar, on July 29, 2016 in Drinic, a seminar was organized about possibilities for the development of organic agricultural production in the northwestern B&H.
20 interested local agricultural producers had the opportunity to gain new knowledge in areas such as:
- Comparative advantages of plant production in municipalities of Drinic, Bosanski Petrovac, and Drvar with a special focus on flaxseed, buckwheat, spelt, and millet.
- The transition from the conventional to organic agricultural production – chance for family farms.
- Cultivation and collection of medicinal and aromatic plants.
Lecturer was Prof. Dr. Nezir Tanovic from the Agromediterranean Faculty of the University of Mostar.
The project Projekat “Support to rural development in municipalities of Bosanski Petrovac, Drinic, and Drvar” is being implemented by Center for Research and Studies GEA in partnership with Center for Rural Development Drinic Cooperative Association “KLEKOVACA” with the support of municipalities of Bosanski Petrovac and Drinic.
The project is being funded by the Embassy of Switzerlannd in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Period of implementation: May 2016 – April 2017.