Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Grant Scheme Investments

The ABD Grant schemes are designed to support small projects in the Western Balkan cross-border regions related to income generation by improvement of production process, technology and quality of products and services in various value chains (tourism, agriculture, etc.). It supports partnerships of a cross-border character but also individual projects/businesses who have potential of expanding and engaging into cross-border partnership in the near future. The focus is on a sustainable business projects and partnerships who are in line with the local development strategies and considering important economic initiatives.

Agricultural household Zeljko Macanovic from Montenegro, one of the Grant beneficiaries supported in 2020...

Following recommendations from the local and the national authorities and having the certificate for organic production and processing, Implementation of the project activities will create the conditions for obtaining the HACCP certificate for organic processing.

Info days in the cross-border region Drina-Sava for the Open Call for Proposals for...

The SWG Head Office/Secretariat on behalf of the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group has launched the Call for proposals “ABD Grant Scheme”, as a part of the activity within the project “Rural development through integrated forest and water resources management” (LEIWW) SWG and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), financially supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Development Cooperation (BMZ). This Grant Scheme is also supported and facilitated by the European Union funded project “Fostering regional cooperation and balanced territorial development of Western Balkan countries in the process towards EU integration” implemented by SWG.

Contract Signing Ceremonies for the grant awarded applicants within the ABD Grant sheme for...

The aim of the grant scheme was to support small projects in the cross-border regions “Prespa” and “Sharra” related to income generation by promoting sustainable use of natural resources, improvement of production processes, technology and quality of products and services through integrated water and forest resources management. Special attention was given to the economic activities of women and young people in the cross-border areas.

Support to forty (40) grant applicants from the cross-border regions for diversification of economic...

The general objective of the ABD Grant scheme is to contribute to the diversification of economic activities in rural areas of SEE, through strengthening of the selected value chains in the specific cross-border regions, also, the grant scheme aims to develop sustainable business models in structurally weak border regions.

Modern City that Keeps its Tradition – City of Loznica, Serbia

In 2020, Tourism Organization of the City of Loznica installed tourist signalization for better visibility of touristic sights in the city which was supported within the Project: “Diversification of economic activities in rural areas of Southeast Europe: value chain investment support and capacity building” implemented by SWG RRD in partnership with GIZ.

Grujicic family from the village Trsic, Serbia aims to preserve the heritage and to...

Grant scheme investment is part of the project: “Diversification of economic activities in rural areas of Southeast Europe: Value chain development and capacity building” supported by SWG RRD in partnership with and GIZ.