The Launching Conference and a Kick off Meeting of Project Coordination Group for the project „Increase trading and modernization of the beekeeping and connected sectors in the Black Sea Basin” – ITM BEE-BSB (BSB 136) held on May 27, 2019 in Galati-Romania.

An opening speech of the event was given from the Executive Director of the Association Tehnopol of Galati, Mr. Ionut Mocanu. There was a Welcome address to conference attendees by the representative of Galati City Hall followed up by messages of the representatives of project partners Varna Economic Development Agency, Eastern Black Sea Development Agency, Cahul Business Centre and Mykolaiv Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Presentation of the project and of the partnership was provided by Mr. Laurentiu Drasovean (Project Manager of the Association Tehnopol of Galati, the ITM BEE-BSB Project Lead Partner). The conference continued with a questions and answers session to discuss details of project implementation and to raise topical issues regarding apiculture sector development in the Black Sea Basin countries.