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Project name: EU support to SME and Regional Economic Development in BiH (EU RED II)
Agenore’s role: Local partner in consortium
Project description:The EURED II project began in December 2005 and will last 21 months. It is funded by the EU and implemented by EURECNA Italy. Thanks to the engagement of Agenore in the first phase of the support (Project EU RED I, Apr 2003.-Oct 2005.), EURECNA selected Agenore for the local partner. International partners in the consortium are the following: Shannon Development Ireland, Crescendo UK, Regionomica Germany, and JAPTI Slovenia.
The project's overall objective is to stimulate economic growth and employment generation, thereby contributing to the creation of a basis for sustainable development and social dialogue in BiH.
The specific objectives are:
- To support the establishment of a comprehensive institutional and legal framework for Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) promotion and development, in line with the BiH SME Development Strategy, the EU Charter on SMEs and regional development plans.
- To strengthen economic regions and the regional development framework, in line with EU practice.
- To support economic regeneration, job creation and human and infrastructure development in the different regions.
EURED II project activities will focus on:
- Institutional Support
- Capacity Building
- The EU RED Fund
- Communication and Knowledge Transfer
For more information on EURED II, see www.eured-sme-bih.org