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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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29.06.2019 - Visit to Romania within the Danube S3 Cluster project

Representatives of the NERDA Development Association, as partners of the DANUBE S3 CLUSTER project, on June 25, participated in the 2nd Entrepreneur Focus Group on Healthy Food held in Bucharest, Romania, organized by the Lead Partner- South Muntenia Regional Development Agency, Romania. On June 26th First Year Review of the project was held. Partners reviewed the work and achievements during the first year of project implementation. The meeting was attended by all 15 project partners from 11 countries. Work package leaders presented activities implemented during the first year of implementation of the project. Marius-Valentin Niculae, Project Officer at the Joint Secretariat of the Danube Transnational Program, was also present at the meeting. NERDA representatives also attended this year's 8th EUSDR Annual forum held in Bucharest on 27 and 28 June 2019 under the motto "Building a Cohesion for Common Prosperity in the Danube Region". The Forum was jointly organized by the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Commission and the Danube Transnational Program (DTP). At the Forum, Gilda Niculescu, the representative of the lead partner - the Regional Development Agency of South Muntenia, Romania, presented the project Danube S3 Cluster.
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25.06.2019 - Regional project Renewable Energy Policy Consensus – REPCONS kicks-off

The regional project Renewable Energy Policy Consensus REPCONS has been officially launched in a meeting held in Belgrade today. The project financed by the European Climate Foundation has gathered experts and civil society organizations from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro with the aim of facilitating energy transition through greater utilization of renewable energy sources. The project Renewable Energy Policy Consensus – REPCONS will be implemented over the next 12 months in three countries of the region (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro). The REPCONS’ main objectives are to accelerate the energy transition process through defining energy policies priorities, initiate a dialogue and build consensus within the expert community on policy proposals and in relation to the Energy Community 2030/2050 pathway for renewables, as well as to enhance the process of regional cooperation in the sector. The lead project partner is a Tuzla-based Development Association NERDA, Bosnia and Herzegovina, while the implementing partners are: the Association for Sustainable Development (ASOR) from Serbia, the Climate and Energy Action Network – CLEAN from Montenegro, and the Centre for Promotion of Sustainable Development (CPOR) from Serbia, which is the project’s media partner.
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24.06.2019 - The 19th regular session of the NERDA Assembly in Tuzla

The 19th regular session of the Assembly of Development Association NERDA was held today, 24.06.2019. in Tuzla. The members adopted the Report on Activities of the Development Association NERDA in 2018, the Financial Report for 2018, as well as the Report on the work of Management Board in 2018. The participating members of the Assembly expressed satisfaction with the results that were achieved up to date as well as with development of new initiatives.
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20.06.2019 - Presentation "Innovative Business Solutions Based on Digital Technologies in SMEs in BiH"

On 20 June 2019 Development Association NERDA, the Cantonal Chamber of Commerce of Tuzla and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH organized a joint presentation entitled "Innovative Business Solutions Based on Digital Technologies in SMEs in BiH" in Chamber premises in Tuzla. The presentation was organized within the Project "Innovation and Digitalization in Small and Medium Enterprises in BiH", and participants of this event had the opportunity to get acquainted with planned project activities and examples of digital solutions from BiH business practices as presented by the representatives of companies "Imel" doo Lukavac, "RPC Superfos" Gračanica, "InfoPuls / FARMOFIT" and "DKR" German center for robotics. After the presentation, the participants visited the DKR Center for the presentation of industrial robots. Given the increasing role of digital transformation in the economy, both globally and locally, with the aim of boosting the efficiency of business operations, this presentation attracted a large number of interested companies from the Tuzla region.

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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