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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21.03.2017 - 10th meeting of the Council of the FBiH BFC Network

Yesterday, 20 March 2017, REZ Agency hosted the 10th meeting of the Council of the FBiH BFC Network, which continuously works on implementing the process of certification of the municipalities and towns with business-friendly environment in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (part of the Regional BFC SEE Programme). The Council discussed the progress of the BFC certification process in the FBiH and agreed on common guidelines for the work of the Network in the coming period in order to promote the process and to initiate contacts with international organizations with the aim to further upgrade the certification process. Currently, six FBiH local governments are holders of the BFC certificates (Bihać, Bosanska Krupa, Goražde, Sanski Most, Tešanj, and Žepče) while 9 municipalities and cities are currently in the process and are expected to complete the certification soon in order to obtain the prestigious BFC certificate.
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20.03.2017 - NERDA participated in the BFC SEE Mission to Ukraine

A representative of NERDA took part in the mission organized by NALED at the request of the GIZ's project U-LEAD implemented in Ukraine. The mission entitled "Assessment of the applicability of BFC SEE methodology in Ukraine" was organized from 07 to 17 March 2017. BFC Team that NERDA was part of was active in the second week of the mission and visited the Lviv region. The visit included meetings with the representatives of local governments in Lviv, Sydova Vyshnya, Mostyska, Shehyni, Truskavets and Drohobych. After completion of the visits and consultations with local authorities, the BFC Team made a presentation of initial findings and results to the U-LEAD project in Kyiv.
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14.02.2017 - Information about Call for Applicants - SMEs within the EU project Ready2Go

European Commission and the European Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises (EASME) launched the pilot project Ready2Go aimed to support European SMEs to internationalise and become active in five target Third-Country Markets – extra EU countries (Cameroon, Canada, Chile, India, USA and likely Argentina or Egypt). This project is implemented by an European Consortium lead by Promos – Special Agency for International Activities of Milan Chamber of Commerce (Italy). In the framework of this Project a Call for Applicants – Small and Medium-sized Enterprises is open and all relevant information could be found on the project web site The Call for Applicant is available at the following link Interested companies should submit their application online on by the 17th of March 2017.
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01.02.2017 - Final evaluation workshop in the "RES Festival" Project

The final evaluation workshop within the US Embassy-funded Project "Renewable Energy Sources Festival of Secondary Schools in BiH 2016" took place today in Brčko. The host of the workshop was the Technical Secondary School of Brčko District BiH. The workshop was attended by NERDA as the project applicant and representatives of all secondary schools that participated in the project. The evaluation showed that the project fully met the expectations of all participants, justified its purpose and gave a significant contribution to links and cooperation among the schools, professors and students. Also, the project partners agreed on continuation of cooperation, new projects and joint participation in similar festivals, exhibitions and competitions.

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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