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Josip Jezic von Gesseneck    2016-11-03

Bosnia and Herzegovina fruit and veg not all fit yet for EU consumption

EU FITO-BiH twinning project to tackle phytosanitary standards in BiH

Regional, Agriculture


EU FITO-BiH phytosanitary twinning project covers plant health, plant protection products and plant propagation (image credit: http://www.eufitobih.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/project.png)

Taking advantage of the opening of the EU market, Bosnia and Herzegovina has exported 15 million KM of raspberries, shares head of EU delegation to BiH Lars-Gunnar Wigemark at the conference for the Strategic Development of The Phytosanitary Sector in Sarajevo today.


Fish and potatoes from Bih are already up to EU requirements but more work is needed in the fruit and vegetable sectors. The EU is investing 1.5 million Euros under IPA 2012 to bring the phytosanitary standards in Bosnia and Herzegovina up to EU standards.Original article.

For more information about the phytosanitary twinning project, visit http://www.eufitobih.eu/. ■