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20.ppt ras launching conf grisi plus

  1. 1. Launching conference Toulouse, 9th of February 2012
  2. 2. Presentation ofDevelopment agency Sinergija Stanislav Sraka
  3. 3. Development agency Sinergija1. Brief description of your organization:• Razvojna agencija Sinergija - Development Agency Sinergija was established in 1998 as a sub-regional development agency for 11 municipalities in Pomurje Region and is responsible for their development project preparation and execution.• Our mission is promotion of the entrepreneurship and coordination of the economic and spiritual development of countryside. We have quite good skilled, educated and permanent staff.• DA Sinergija is non-profit and non-government organization; body governed by public law (according to Directive 2004/18/EC, Art. 1) with legal status of non-profit Ltd owned by founder municipalities & chambers.• Development Agency Sinergija has participated or is still participating in various national and international, interregional co-operations and Structural Funds financed projects, either as a lead partner or as a partner. 3
  4. 4. 2. Other useful information 4
  5. 5. Information on our regionPopulation (inhabitants) 119.691(2009)Surface area (km2) 1.337(2009)Density (inhabit/ km2) 89,5(2009)% rural population 82,00 %(2000)GNP per capita (2008) 11.986 5
  6. 6. The most important issues/ stakes in the region/ country regarding rural developmentStakes: High unemployment in rural areas The emigration of young people No incentives for self-employment Lack of development-oriented financial resources Overgrowing of cultivated landOpportunities: Education of the rural population Preservation of the rural population Promotion of local self-sufficiency 6
  7. 7. Existing policies regarding rural development Local development strategy of the LAG Regional Development Programme 2007-2013 Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 Development Act support for Pomurje region 2010-2015 7
  8. 8. Activities/ projects alreadyimplemented in rural development BIOEXPERIENCE - to promote sustainable rural development with a new integrated tourist product "Organic Experience" , crossborder program Slovenia-Hungary 2007-2013 Development of sustainable mobility on rural area – PRO.MOTION project (IEE programme); Cycle and panoramic paths around the Goričko: the promotion of the paths, their surroundings and the list of the local offer such tourist farms, wineries, wine cellars, handicrafts, the accommodations… Local Supply Chains – supplying of local kinder gardens, schools and restaurants with local produced food – within the project “Investment in Health and Development in Pomurje Region”. Animation and organization of supplementary activities on the farm (processing of own raw materials into finalized products –production and promotion, introduction of farm tourism). Mobile Market establishment and introduction for promotion of rural farming products. We are managing the Local action group for Goričko (LEADER programme within Ministry of agriculture, forestry and food) and thus we are working with local people, rural NVO’s and other rural key actors. Animation and organization of local NGOs, especially on the field of local cultural heritage promotion. 8
  9. 9. Development agency Sinergija in GRISI PLUS and its expectations Successful implementation of good practices and transfer of new knowledge into the local environment Good response and participation of local and regional policy makers The satisfied target group 9
  10. 10. The good practices to transfer to other regions (if any) 10