Small-scale forestry in Serbia has significant potential, however it still struggles with many obstacles.

The private forest owners` properties are often fragmented in small plots with undeveloped infrastructure. In addition, the private forests are non-industrial, their owners are uninformed and, to certain extent, indifferent to the possibilities of cooperation and the benefits that can be achieved by joint operations.

Training for private forest owners about regulatory framework affecting the establishment of private forest owners' association, the list of services and financing of such association was organized by the Regional Development Agency Zlatibor on 21.07.2017 in the municipality Lučani.