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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17.08.2017 - Continuation of Cooperation with the Tuzla Canton Government

Joint activities that were realized as well as the future cooperation were discussed today in a meeting that the Prime Minister of Tuzla Canton, Mr. Bego Gutić and Minister of Development and Entrepreneurship, Mr. Osman Puškar, held with representatives of NERDA. The Prime Minister pointed out that NERDA is one of the few NGOs that has been kept within the Tuzla Canton Budget thanks to NERDA's activities in support to entrepreneurs and improvement of business-friendly environment. NERD Director thanked the Prime Minister for the positive evaluation of the cooperation with NERDA and suggested additional opportunities for expanding and improving the cooperation in future.
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14.07.2017 - Partnership for Employment in Posavina - 1st Project Team Meeting

In the frame of the EU-funded Project "Partnership for Employment in Posavina", the Project Team held the first meeting in Orašje today. The implementation of the project started on 19 June 2017 and will last 14 months. The total value of the project is 171.120,82 EUR, of which the EU grant is 153.909,82 EUR or 89,94%. The project is implemented within the EU Project realized by the International Labour Organization. The main applicant of the project is NERDA, while the partners are: Orašje Municipality, Posavina Canton Employment Service, Secondary Vocational School Orašje, and companies: NEXUS BH, SKELE COMERC i PRIMA VIP. The Project Team was officially formed today and the team updated te Project Action Plan and agreed on the dynamics and communication in the project.
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25.05.2017 - Second Day of the Regional Energy Forum – REF 2017

The second day of the Regional Energy Forum – REF 2017 was dedicated to security of energy supply and integration into the electricity markets in the Southeastern Europe as well as to operation experience in the electricity trade in the Region. This year Forum registered the participation of 21 international speakers and moderators and about 170 participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia, China, Finland, Poland, Germany, Belgium, Austria and representatives of some of the largest companies such as Global Power Group-Amec Foster Wheeler, Shanghai Electric Group Company and others took part.
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24.05.2017 - Regional Energy Forum – REF 2017 opened in Tuzla today

The 3rd Regional Energy Forum – REF 2017 was opened today in Tuzla. This year the realization of Forum was supported by the European Climate Foundation and project is implemented by Development Association NERDA. Thematic focus of REF 2017 is the implementation of the Energy Community Treaty in new circumstances, large-scale investments into new energy facilities in the Western Balkans, energy consumption and other topics that are expected to initiate discussions and constructive exchange of views on important issues in energy sector development and determine preconditions for realization of much needed investments in the Region. The special part of the Forum is the Poster Session where young professionals presented their ideas and professional works which can contribute to energy transition process.

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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