Southeast Europe Rural Development Platform

Project Background

Platform objectives:

  • Cooperation and networking of CSOs with knowledge and experience in order to jointly help rural development of South East Europe.
  • Platform encourages balanced development of rural areas and thus influenced the improvement of the quality of life in South East Europe.

Platform methods:

  • Advocating interest of rural stakeholders
  • Promotion of LEADER/CLLD approach
  • Capacity building of rural stakeholders
  • Engagement of citizens
  • Analysis and recommendations for rural development policies
  • Promotion of good practices

Platform activities:

  • Regional forums with rural stakeholders/citizens about the possibilities of development of rural areas of SEE (on the trace of rural parliaments); reviewing the progress/condition of rural policies
  • Online thematic forums
  • Rural cafes/5 regional events
  • Workshops/gatherings about new funding opportunities for rural development (NZRCD, Croatia)
  • Meetings with ministries, agencies etc. (making the voice of rural communities better heard in order to improve conditions of rural SEE)
  • Preparation of the 1st Rural Parliament of SEE
  • Presentation of the Platform on 2nd European Rural Parliament
  • Advocacy camp (networking and strengthening advocacy capacities)
  • Develop Training for rural animators based on experiences of members (community development, participatory democracy, advocacy skills…)
  • Consultations, trainings, mentoring rural stakeholders
  • Periodically review report on the progress of rural policies of SEE
  • Conferences/meetings (the recommendations for the future based on the findings of the Periodic reports (ministries, agencies…))
  • Meetings of the Platform
  • Preparation of visibility pack (visual identity, slogan, logo)
  • Preparation and publishing promotional materials
  • Issuing e-newsletter of the Platforms

Duration:

1.11.2015. – 31.10.2016.

Partners:

Croatian Rural Development Network – HMRR, Croatia > hmrr.hr
Association for Creative Development Waterfall, Croatia > slap.hr
Deša – Dubrovnik, Croatia > desa-dubrovnik.hr
ODRAZ – Sustainable Community Development, Croatia > odraz.hr
Ibar development association “IDA”, Serbia > facebook/IDA
Rural educational centre, Serbia > recsu.org
Regional Development Agency for Herzegovina REDAH, Bosnia and Herzegovina > redah.ba
Centre for Economic and Rural Development – CERD, Bosnia and Herzegovina > facebook/CERD
Rural Development network of MN, Montenegro > ruralportal.me
Rural Development Network of the Republic of Macedonia, Macedonia > ruralnet.mk

Financing

National Foundation for Civil Society Development

Contact

Marina Koprivnjak, Platform coordinator
e-mail: koordinator@hmrr.hr
tel: +385 (0)1 4655 203

http://www.hmrr.hr/hr/projekti/projekti/platforma-za-ruralni-razvoj-jugoistocne-europe/

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ELRAD
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Partners

Hela Sverige SWG

MCMS
MZSV
FFRM
FAO

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Contact


Office Address:

ul. “Kosta Veselinov” br.3a,
1000 Skopje R. Makedonija
Tel: +389 (2) 3075 506 Fax: +389 (2) 3075 503
info email: info@ruralnet.mk

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