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Title

Online forum of the Slovenian Agency for Agricultural Markets and Rural Development

Tool category
& type

Website and Social Media:

  • Forums, online communities, etc
  • Keyword(s)

    Communications, Cooperation, Information, Networking, Thematic, Website & Social Media

    Summary

    Slovenian Agency for Agricultural Markets and Rural Development created a section of its website that hosts an online forum related to rural development issues included in the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013. It is organised in 18 different threads such as: Cross compliance, IAKS registration and control applications, Direct payments, RDP 2007-2013 measures, Forestry, Fisheries, Food safety, etc. All threads are moderated and users can follow discussions and post according to their interests. There are also sub-threads, for those topics that need a more specialized discussion.

    Country
    & RDP Region(s)

    Slovenia

  • [SI] National Level
  • Main purpose

    The main purpose of the forum is to open a communication channel that would support beneficiaries of the RDP and guide them in making the most out of the eligible EU funds for rural development. It is a platform where stakeholders find answers to their questions and share opinions and experiences with other users.

    Related
    tools used

    Website

    Target audience

    EAFRD Beneficiaries:

  • Farmers
  • Other rural businesses
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Marginalised and Disabled
  • Other EAFRD Beneficiaries

  • Rural Development Stakeholders:

  • NRNs
  • Managing Authorities
  • LAGs
  • Other Rural Development Stakeholders

  • General Audience:

  • General Public
  • Urban Population
  • Rural Population
  • Technical information

    The forum is powered by phpBB platform. It currently reached 935 members and counted for around 2300 topics and over 4500 posts in June 2013. Language: Slovenian

    Date produced

    2009

    Cost range

    up to €4 999

    Publisher/
    Organiser

    Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for Agricultural Markets and Rural Development

    Distribution & Promotion

    Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for Agricultural Markets and Rural Development

    Assessment of effectiveness

    The practical value lies in the fact that the forum is not only for the exchange of information between paying agency and agricultural advisors, but it is also publicly available to all interested public agencies (other consultants, investors, journalists, institutions etc.).

    Name of organisation

    Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for Agricultural Markets and Rural Development

    Type of
    organisation

    Paying Agency

    Image(s)

    Name of contact person

    Franc Poglajen, Deputy Director General

    Address

    SI - 1000 Ljubljana, Dunajska 160,
    Slovenia

    Telephone

    +38 6 15807617

    Email