Study visit to Slovenia took place in the period from 14th to 18th of March 2014 with aim to exchange experiences and good practice from the field of beekeeping . On the study trip there were 15 representatives from Prijepolje and 15 representatives from Gorazde.
The aim of the trip was a visit to the 37th International Fair of beekeeping ApiSlovenia , which was held on 15 and 16 March 2014 in Celje. This is one of the largest exhibitions of bee-keeping in the Balkans. The fair was focused on the latest trends and techniques of beekeeping, introducing of new products, tools and beekeeping equipment.
Here are a few facts that prove that this fair was very important for the visitors especially for beekeepers from Gorazde and Prijepolje:
ApiSlovenia gives the opportunity for the largest annual gathering of local and foreign beekeepers
– Opportunity to exchange views on the latest beekeeping issues
– Direct contact with consumers
– The event was attended by more than 4,000 visitors
Besides visiting the fair, we organized a visit to beekeeping association in the municipality of Markovci – Ptuj, where we had a day socializing beekeepers from three countries with the exchange of experiences and learning from each other.
We also organized one day visit to tourist place Bled.
The study tour was recorded , and reportage can be downloaded at the following link