Inter-communal co-operation

Establishment of a regional development agency
Capacity Development Expert, Regional Development Agency for Bjelasica, Komovi and Prokletije
  • Institution
  • Location
  • Kolašin
  • Service
  • Organisational Development
  • Duration
  • 2010 - 2012
Sustainable Regional Development of the Bjelasisca, Komovi and Prokletije Region

Institutional development and strategic support to the regional development agency covering six municipalities in the north-east – capacity assessment and development, PCM/logframe training, regional analysis and joint development of strategic and operational focus, cluster opportunities, co-ordination of a €1m ADA grant scheme (including cultural tourism, mountain and rural tourism, marketing activities with the National Tourism Organisation, local branding of agricultural products), support to RDA and municipalities in successful EU IPA component I & II project preparation/grant applications (tourism, education, municipal infrastructures), design of local govt training needs analysis with Union of Municipalities, advice to the Ministry of Economy on the decentralisation strategy, IPA II programming-related strategic inputs. Drafting of mid-term evaluation ToR. Securing of KfW funding for biomass district heating study (through Western Balkans Infrastructure Projects Facility), ADA co-funding of IPA I municipal investments.
Funding: Austrian Development Agency

Assessment / analysis

Project design

EU grant funds

Organisational development

At your side from application through implementation and evaluation.
Thomas Pornschlegel