EU funded projects in BiH

Sava garden - Regional growth through economic and rural development - ReGERD Pr oject

PROJECT DETAILS

Sectors Competitiveness and innovation, Regional and territorial cooperation
EU Acquis chapters Other issues
Programme Funding Year 2011
Value €500,000
Periods of implementation 2014
Locations BANJA LUKA, KOZARSKA DUBICA, GRADIŠKA, LAKTAŠI, SRBAC

Results

1. Strong local partnership is established and strengthened, economic governance is improved and suitable operational framework for local SMEs is developed. 2. Regional business support and rural development institution (Regional Centre for Economic and Rural Development – CERD - Regional Centre) is established, strengthened and promoted. 3 A range of business support services provided to growth-oriented SMEs.

SUMMARY

The project is part of the 5.2 million EUR worth IPA 2011 grant support to the local economic development in BiH which stimulates growth and jobs creation through the enhanced local partnerships and provision of business infrastructure and services. Specifically, this project aims to improve the economic governance and operational framework for SMEs at local level through the public-private dialogue within the Local Action Group. Business-friendly concept will be introduced through the one-stop shops and other measures implemented by the newly formed municipal teams for economic governance, which will result in reduced time for response to SMEs by 40%. The project will contribute improvement of business environment for SMEs through setting-up of Regional Centre for Economic and Rural Development which will provide at least 7 new business services to some 80-100 SMEs. As a result of the growth oriented economic activity in the region and use of innovative and new technologies, the number of new SMEs and those that have introduced new standards, technologies and financial instruments should range between 15-20 SMEs in the target region. More information available on the project web site: http://aced.ba/site/projekti-2/52-209-sava-garden-regionalni-rast-kroz-ekonomski-i-ruralni-razvoj-regerd/

RESULTS

1. Strong local partnership is established and strengthened, economic governance is improved and suitable operational framework for local SMEs is developed. 2. Regional business support and rural development institution (Regional Centre for Economic and Rural Development – CERD - Regional Centre) is established, strengthened and promoted. 3 A range of business support services provided to growth-oriented SMEs.