Support to governmental and non-governmental sector

PLOD CENTAR BIHAĆ – is founded with an aim to contribute to a faster and more efficient economic development and creation of a better business environment in the area of Bihac Municipality  and the Una-Sana Canton, as well as to ensure expert support to governmental, non-governmental and private sector in the process of development and EU integration.

In the period from the end of 2007 till middle of 2011, PLOD Center, in cooperation with partners, created and applied for 49 development projects from the sector of tourism, rural development, entrepreneurship, support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and social inclusion out of which 22 were approved, i.e. 45%.  The percent of projects approved by EU is even bigger, i.e. 55%. Total number of created and applied projects to EU is 11 and 6 of them were approved.

PLOD contributes to a faster economic development and creation of a better business environment in the area of the Una-Sana Canton through support to governmental and non-governmental sector which is done through:

  • Information on possible sources of funding (local and international calls for funding of projects)
    Informing local self-government units and organizations about donor calls (EU, UNDP, USAID, SIDA, and ministries) for financing of development projects.
  • Creation of development projects for foreign and local donors
    Creation of development projects, in accordance with standards and procedures of donors, for local and foreign donors funds application (EU, UNDP, USAID, SIDA, ministries).
  • Project implementation support
    Expert support to implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects in accordance with requirements and standards of donors (EU, UNDP, USAID, SIDA, ministries).
  • Project cycle management (PCM) education
    Organization of education in the field of project cycle management and unique methodology for planning, creating, implementing and evaluating projects funded from various funds.
  • Support to investors (attracting and servicing investors)
    Attracting investors and providing expert support in the process of investing in Bihać Municipality and the Una-Sana Canton. Analysis, comparison, evaluation and assessment of the competitiveness of locations and their promotion.
  • Expert support in the process of cross-border cooperation
    Establishment of cross-border partnerships and support in cross-border cooperation in order to exchange knowledge and improve development.
  • Creation of professional studies and analyses
    Creation of professional studies and analyses in the field of tourism, agriculture, small and medium entrepreneurship.