From August 31 to September 7, 2018, the Belarusian group consisting of the representatives of Bykhov and Slavgorod districts and the International Foundation for Rural Development took part in a study visit to France in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

On June 15-16, 2018, meeting of the Regional Council was held in Bykhov district. The theme of the meeting: "Horizontal integration of the regional plan based on the MAPs accelerators; monitoring and evaluation of the regional plan".