Cross Border Programme - Croatia | Bosnia and Herzegovina

ECO FOOD TURA

Project title ECO FOOD TURA
CRO beneficiary Local development agency VJEVERICA Ltd.- LDA Vjeverica
Grant value 176.703,45 €
IPA contribution 143.235,82 € (81,06%)
Partners in CRO Vukovar-Srijem County Development Agency Hrast, Municipality of Drenovci, Faculty of Agriculture Osijek, Elementary school Ivan Meštrović Drenovci
BiH beneficiary  
Association of entrepreneurs and employers Žepče- UPIP
Grant value 220.942,49 €
IPA contribution 187.755,36 € (84,98%) 
Partners in BIH Municipality of Teslić 

Project objectives/short summary

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The project seeks to contribute to development and strengthening of eco suitable economy and to increase social cohesion in the cross-border area through implementation of joint activities, cooperation and networking. This project builds up on the previous EU funded projects (AgroMAP and CBC project SMEs without borders). Specific objectives: 1.To develop SMEs, cooperatives and associations in the agro-business sector with special focus on eco suitable production by establishment of the centers for providing services and initiating new business activities; 2.To develop joint cross-border economic space by networking, know-how and experience exchange and new products development.

Expected results: R.1. Established functional organizational and management structure for implementation of the project activities and successfully implemented project; R.2. Identified existing conditions and development possibilities of the eco-production in the cross-border area with focus on the medicinal and aromatic plants production (sector MAP); R.3. Established structures as a supporting platform for agribusiness development - agribusiness innovation - educational centres  ABIEC (one in CRO and one in BiH). R.4. Improved target groups’ capacities through education, know-how and participation in local fairs. R.5. Established eco-production stakeholders’ association in the VSC (CRO) and cross border cooperation amongst AgroMAP network (BiH) and SMC NETWORK (CRO) R.6. General public informed about implementation of the project activities and possibilities to increase local income by using natural resources on the eco-suitable principles.
Measure Measure 1.2: Promotion of entrepreneurship 

Project start date

18/12/2014
Project duration 24 months
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