Presentation and panel discussion on European initiatives for development of rural communities, organised by the Vesta Association, was held on 5. April 2012 in the
76 people attended, among them representatives of the relevant municipal departments, local communities, agricultural cooperatives, entrepreneurs, manufacturers, processors and NGOs. Participants were informed about benefits of convergence with the European Union, especially when it comes to developing agriculture and rural communities and investments in the rural development projects.
After four panel discussions that has been held in the municipalities of Gracanica, Lukavac, Zivinice and Gradacac, six more panel discussions are planed to be held in Tuzla, Brcko, Bijeljina, Zvornik, Modrica and Derventa.