Study visit to Slovenia

October 31, 2010

In collaboration with the Institute for Agriculture and Forestry Celje, Caritas and Alterural organized a study tour to Slovenia on the development of rural tourism. Read the rest of this entry »


Start of rural tourism in Fojnica

October 29, 2010

The Tuka family, owners of a renovated farmhouse situated in the Lužine village, welcomed their first guests this summer. Read the rest of this entry »

Colaboration with PD Bitovnja

October 27, 2010

Project proposal by mountaineering association from Kresevo „ PD Bitovnja“was submitted to Caritas at the beginning of July. Read the rest of this entry »

Meeting in Cluny

October 25, 2010

The Meeting of Caritas’ representatives from 27 European countries entitled “Peoples of Europe – Europe of human rights” organized by Secours Catholique was held in Cluny from 1st until 4 th of October 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Caritas gastro fair in Fojnica

October 18, 2010

Caritas BK BiH has organized a gastro fair in Fojnica entitled „ Fojnicka trpeza“ on Wednesday, 13 Octobar.  44 exhibitors  from whole country had a chance to present  their products. Read the rest of this entry »

Fondation Abbé Pierre visits the project in Fojnica

October 17, 2010

Jacques Jafreddou, one of the FAP administrator, came in Bosnia in October and payed a visit to our project in Fojnica on the 14th of october. We mainly focused our tour on the “housing” component of the project: Obojak Communuity Guest House, the agro-tourism offer with the Tuka family guesthouse, an old house in Fojnica owned by a single woman; we also visited some socio-economic projects implemented by rural families such as a green house for growing vegetables and a beekeeper who specialized in queen bee production. We could exchanged a lot about the sustainability of our actions (promoting the Rural tourism offer and accompanying the families to build their capacity to welcome guests and sell their agri-products) and about the need to adopt an integral approach (housing together with economical support, trainings..) in order to help people in need.

Rural tourism Summer University in France

October 10, 2010

At the end of September (29,30,and 1st of october), two Alterural members have participated to the 20th edition of the Summer University of rural tourism, this year devoted to the topic “Daring innovation in supply’, in Bourg en Bresse. 450 participants from all over France and abroad came for this anniversary edition, which brought together stakeholders in tourism development in rural areas, private or public operators, development officers, institutions, consultants, trainers, representatives of networks …

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A unique meeting…

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