BioRural project had an exclusive opportunity to be promoted on the 24th International Bjelovar Spring Fair that was held from 24-26 of March 2023 in the well-known Gudovac fair area, Croatia.
More than 400 exhibitors from eleven countries on an area of ten hectares presented their products and services in front of 30 000 visitors. Bjelovar Spring Fair is the largest fair for agricultural, business, trades and crafts fair with international character. It is a multi-purpose fair, especially known for agricultural machinery and preparation for sowing (seeds, crop sprays, fertilizers). This is the place where farmers can buy necessary seeds, protective agents, and machinery, but also the venue of numerous conferences, round-table talks, lectures and presentations in the field of economy and agriculture.
This year North Macedonia for the first time was a partner country. It was presented by six exhibitors mainly in the food section, but also with cultural and tourism program. Official representatives from North Macedonia also participated in the fair and held bilateral meetings with Croatia partners focused on enhancing the trade exchange and discussing about possibilities for efficient use of EU funds for further investments in agriculture and rural development.
Bjelovar Fair is a member of EURASCO – agricultural association that brings together the largest agricultural fairs in Europe.