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Your Partner for Regional Economic Development

Development Association NERDA acts a Regional Development Agency for the North-East BiH, and is responsible for strengthening, coordination and promotion of economic development. Activities are directed towards building a strong region through mobilization of internal as well as external resources with the aim to improve living standard and competitiveness of the regional economy, in the country as well as in the Western Balkans.

NERDA became operational on 01 January 2005 and currently has the head office in Tuzla and coordinators for the sub-regions of: Semberija, Birač and Posavina.

NERDA's Mission is: The unique purpose of the Development Association NERDA is to stimulate economic development of the NE region of BiH by managing strategic development, and to be a tool in the hands of people, businesses, NGOs, and governments that jointly work on poverty reduction, economic sustainability and stability of the NE region and entire BiH.

NERDA’s Vision is: NERDA is the leading organization in socio-economic development of the region, supporting self-sustainable and harmonized development by creating better working and living conditions and perspective for all.

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16.04.2019 - Study tour to Bavaria - modernization of tourism sector

The German Economy Representation Office in BiH is organizing the study visit within the Promotion Program "Bayern - Fit for Partnership" in Bavaria. The topic of the study visit is modernization of tourism sector and it is organized with the support from the Bavarian Ministry of Economy, Development and Energy, while the partners in organization of the study visit are the Association for promotion of Economic Cooperation of Bavarian "Bayern International GmbH", and the company TUM-Tech GmbH. The study tour will take place in the period from June 24 to June 28, 2019. The travel program consists of professional lectures, visits to companies and reference facilities. In the finalization of the program, the organizers will take into account the profile of the participants and will align them with the special interests of the participants so that a detailed program will follow after the formation of the delegation of the participants. The completed application form and questionnaire should be sent no later than Tuesday, 07.05.2019. to e-mail Number of places is limited. The final composition of the delegation and the program is decided by a commission in Bavaria based on applications
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12.04.2019 - Danube S3 Cluster Project Management Board in session

Development Association NERDA participated in the 2nd session of the Danube S3 Cluster Project Management Board, which was held in Maribor, at the premises of Maribor University, from 11 to 12 April 2019. At the meeting, the current activities on the Danube S3 Cluster project have been presented, an agreement has been made on ongoing activities and the upcoming activites were announced, namely the Business Focus Group on Healthy Food in Bucharest, Romania, as well as the EUSDR Forum, which will also be organized in Bucharest in June. The Danube S3 Cluster Project is funded by the European Union thrpugh the EU Interreg Danube Transnational Programme, with the main objective to generate a significant change by developing Danube S3 Cluster Strategy and Programme as transnational strategic documents focused on exploiting the linkages between mutually reinforcing specialization areas across sectors.
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11.04.2019 - Dissemination of promotional leaflets at the Rača border-crossing

As part of the project "High Schools of North-East BiH in the Joint Promotion of Tourism Offer", funded by the United States Embassy in BiH, and implemented by Development Association NERDA, a training program on "Graphic Design" for high school students was completed over the past few months. The students from the following high schools: High School Center "Mihailo Petrovic Alas" Ugljevik; Mixed Secondary School Kalesija; Secondary School of Electrical Engineering Tuzla; Technical School of Brcko District of BiH and Technical School Center Zvornik, designed the promotional leaflet for the five cities of North-East BiH, which they come from. Today, 11 April 2019, the students visitied the broder crossing BiH-Serbia (Rača) and dissminated the promotional leaflet to visitors of Bosnia and Herzegovina, thus promoting the beauty and tourist potential of North-East BiH.
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08.04.2019 - NERDA took part in the 13th meeting of the BFC Council of the Federation of BiH

On Monday, April 8, 2019. the 13th meeting of the BFC Council of the Federation of BiH was held in the premises of the Sarajevo Development Agency SERDA in Sarajevo. The BFC FBiH Council of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina is the body that manages the process of certification of municipalities and cities with a favorable business environment of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina BFC SEE (Business Friendly Certification in South East Europe). The Council, as well as the Network itself, is made up of representatives of 6 institutions: Federal Ministry of Labor, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Development Agencies NERDA, SERDA, REZ and REDAH. At today's meeting, all members of the Council were acquainted with the current developments in the last few months and the activities of the BFC Network's Regional Council. The Technical Secretariat of the BFC Network of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina informed the Council on the current state of the process of certification of municipalities and cities and planned activities in the forthcoming period. Several ideas were considered to enable the entire process to be improved and to promote the certified local self-government units. The attendees expressed their satisfaction with the current status of the process and with the interest of the municipalities and cities in the Federation of BiH for certification.

Development Association NERDA is a Regional Development Agency for the North-East BiH, responsible for strengthening, coordination and promotion of economic development.


Address: M. i Ž. Crnogorčevića br. 5 75000 Tuzla - Bosna i Hercegovina
Tel: +387 35 369 900
Fax: +387 35 369 903

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