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DEŠA

About the association

DEŠA – Dubrovnik is established in 1993, with the aim to encourage and develop different activities to help women and their families in war and post-war period.

At present, DEŠA objectives are: – to empower local community to act within the framework of the civil society, – to educate citizens to take more active role in the economic development, – to promote traditional values, to enhance the revival of the authenticity and recognition of Dubrovnik area – to revive rural areas, especially the islands of Dubrovnik-Neretva county and to encourage their more active role in the enrichment of the tourist offer.

Jany Hansal, president
Ana Cvjetković, executive director

Contact: +385 20 420 145; +385 20 311 625

WEB: www.desa-dubrovnik.hr
E-mail: desa@du.t-com.hr

LAG Adrion

About the association

LAG ” Adrion ” was established in order to prepare the area for EAFRD 2014 -2020, to preserve traditions, natural wonders, cultural and historical heritage  as well as  to develop a recognizable identity of the area

LAG was named after the greek word “Adrion”, which is the oldest known name for the mountain Biokovo and the  greek word ”Adrias”, which is short for the Adriatic Sea. The symbolic of these  names points out  the merging  of these areas into one unit.

During the establishment phase the members of LAG developed and adopted Local Development Strategy, which will be upgraded with the further development of LAG and where networking  at the local level in order to develop rural areas was set as the main goal.

Thanks to the good work and  use of funds from IPARD,  LAG ‘ Adrion ” is one the most active LAGs in Croatia – according to the data of Ministry of Agriculture.

Coverage (19 local governments)
Towns: Vrgorac, Omiš, Imotski
Municipalities: Brela, Baška Voda, Cista Provo, Dugi Rat, Gradac, Lokvičići, Lovreć, Podbablje, Podgora, Proložac, Runovići, Šestanovac, Tučepi, Zadvarje, Zagvozd, Zmijavci

Area: 1.480 km2
Population (2011): 88.076
Population density: 59,51 people per km2

Dragica Roščić, president

Contact: Tel/Fax: 00 385 21 411 960

WEB: www.lag-adrion.hr
E-mail: dragica.roscic@lag-adrion.hr
Info@lag-adrion.hr

LAG Baranja

About the association

Local Action Group Baranja, established as an association of all three sectors of the population of Baranja, operates from 4th February 2010.

Association Headquarters at: Imre Nagy 2 in 31300 Beli Manastir.

LAG Baranja held series of activities in 2010 (workshops, conferences), established a cooperation with several organizations of which we pointed out (Cooperation with Lag-Beremend, Siklos, Hungary), participated in several conferences, workshops and seminars, informed public participation in few radio shows and articles
(Glas Slavonia, Novi List, Agroglas). Several Internet sites also monitored LAGs actions and publishing activities.

Coverage (9 local goverments)
Town: Beli Manastir
Municipalities: Bilje, Kneževi Vinogradi, Draž, Popovac, Petlovac, Čeminac, Jagodnjak, Darda
Nature park “Kopački rit” contains 17.700 ha, from which special zoo reservat is 8.000 ha.

Area: 1.147 km2
Population (2011): 39.420
Population density: 34,37 people per km2

Stipan Kovačić, president
Lidija Dabić, manager

Contact: 031/559-597

Headquarter: Žrtava Domovinskog rata 25, Šećerana, 31300 Beli

WEB: www.lag-baranja.hr
E-mail: lag.baranja@gmail.com

LAG Bosutski niz

Coverage (11 local governments)
Town: Otok
Municipalities: Andrijaševci, Babina greda, Cerna, Gradište, Ivankovo, Jarmina, Nijemci, Privlaka, Vođinci, Stari Mikanovci

Area: 851,32 km2
Population (2011.): 44.352
Population densityy: 52,09 people per km2

Berislav Vuković, president

 

E-mail: lag.bosutski.niz@gmail.com

Web: https://www.lag-bosutskiniz.hr/

LAG Cetinska krajina

About the association

LAG Cetinska krajina was founded on Cetina river area and it includes three towns: Sinj, Trilj and Vrlika as well as two municipalities: Otok and Hrvace.

Some of the main functions of LAG Cetinska krajina are opening communication channels, creating development strategies, preparing structural funds and organising educational programmes, with the goal of encouraging innovation and entrepreneural spirit within the local communities.

Coverage (5 local governments)
Towns: Sinj, Trilj, Vrlika
Municipalities: Hrvace, Otok

Area: 996 km2
Population (2011.): 45.203
Population density: 45,38 people per km2

Kristina Križanac, president
Stipe Efendić, vice president

Contact: Tel +385 (0)21 825 032

WEB: www.lag-ck.hr
E-mail: info@lag-ck.hr

LAG Istočna Istra

About the association

According to the Statute passed at the Founding Assembly of the Association on 19 December 2012, LAG “Eastern Istria” pursues its activities in the area of the City of Labin and Municipalities Kršan, Pićan, Raša and Sveta Nedelja. LAG was selected on the basis of the first public call for the allocation of funds from Measure 202 of IPARD programme.

AIMS OF LAG EASTERN ISTRIA

• to promote and improve sustainable rural development of the Local Action Group area,

• to ensure the flow of information and transfer of knowledge for the improvement in the development of rural economy and the local community,

• to develop the synergy and networking and planning of the overall development of LAG areas between all participants whose interest is to contribute to the development of rural areas,

• to use and develop the existing potentials for rural development, to strengthen the financial and human capacities for the implementation of rural development projects,

• to prepare LAG areas for the use of EU funds,

• to take care about the infrastructure, ecological and social, cultural, economic and every other aspect of development in the wider rural area.

Coverage (5 local governments)
Town: Labin
Municipalities: Kršan, Pićan, Raša, Sv. Nedelja

Area: 390 km2
Population (2011.): 22.590
Population density: 57,92 people per km2

Valter Glavičić, president
Mirela Faraguna, manager

Contact: Mirela Faraguna
M +385 (0)99 357 6998
T +385 (0)52 851 173

WEB: www.lag-istocnaistra.hr
E-mail: info@lag-istocnaistra.hr

LAG Izvor

About the association

Local action group IZVOR was founded in the 11th July 2012 with headquarters in the City of Ludbreg and entered in the Register of Associations 10th August 2012 year.

LAG IZVOR was formed under the project “Together for Sustainable Development in Croatia” where the members worked together on the development of the local development strategy. Members come from all three sectors, and more than 50% of them, according to the LEADER principles, belong to the private and civil sectors.

The purpose of LAG Izvor establishing is to promote sustainable development, preparation LAG areas for use of EU structural funds, developing synergies and networking among subjects who are interested in contributing to the development of rural areas, the construction of identity LAG areas linking traditional and cultural-historical heritage.

Coverage (8 local governments)
Towns: Ludbreg, Varaždinske toplice
Municipalities: Trnovec Bartolovečki, Martijanec, Sveti Đurđ, Veliki Bukovec, Mali Bukovec, Rasinja

Area: 453,99 km2
Population (2011): 36.290
Population density: 85,7 people per km2

Božidar Hajsok, president
Matija Zamljačanec, manager

Contact: Tel: 042/306-217
Matija Zamljačanec 099 325 7560
Mirko Herenčić, project manager 099 325 7561

WEB: www.lag-izvor.eu Facebook: LAG Izvor
E-mail: lag.izvor@gmail.com

LAG Južna Istra/Southern Istra

About the association

Local action group Južna Istra/Southern Istria was founded in the 12th November 2012 with headquarters in the City of Vodnjan.

LAG has in total 63 members in all three sectors (public, civil and economic).

The main aim of the LAG is to encourage and support all joint initiatives and individual projects for the purpose of faster and stronger economic and social development and to create better living conditions in rural areas where LAG operates, with the active participation of all the necessary structures of society, economy and institutions whose actions can help the implementation of activities that brings progress.

Coverage (10 local governments)
Towns: Vodnjan, Rovinj
Municipalities: Bale, Barban, Fažana, Kanfanar, Ližnjan, Marčana, Svetvinčenat i Medulin

Area: 777 km2
Population (2011.): 46.340
Population density: 59,64 people per km2

Klaudio Vitasović, president

Contact: Tel: +385 (0)52 512 408

WEB: www.lag-juznaistra.hr
E-mail: lag.juzna.istra@gmail.com

LAG Karašica

Coverage (17 local governments)
Towns:  Belišće, Donji Miholjac, Našice i Valpovo
Municipalities: Bizovac, Donja Motičina, Đurđenovac, Feričanci, Gorjani, Koška, Magadenovac, Marijanci, Petrijevci, Podgorač, Podravska

Area: 1.601 km2
Population (2011): 83.875
Population density: 52,39 people per km2

Krešimir Žagar, president
Ivan Vrbanić, manager

Contact: +385(0)31 395 620

WEB: www.lag-karasica.com
E-mail: info@lag-karasica.com; ivan@lag-karasica.com; bagaric@lag-karasica.com

LAG Krka

About the association

Local action group Krka was founded in 27th of September 2011. with headquarters in the City of Drniš.

Geographic specificity of the our area is characterized by rivers Krka and Čikola which connects Bilice, Skradin, Lozovac, Drniš, Promina and Ružić while Unešić is partly outside of direct influence of river Krka.

LAG Krka area offers gastronomic pleasure, adventure sports, cultural and scientific interest or experience of adventure, or all together, in an environment of karst rivers recognizable hospitality is created by inseparable connection of all the people, the river and karst, enriched natural and cultural heritage. Our treasure!

Coverage (7 local governments)
Towns: Drniš, Skradin

Twenty one villages of the city Sibenik: Boraja, Brnjica, Čvrljevo, Danilo, Danilo Biranj, Danilo Kraljice, Donje Polje, Dubrava kod Šibenika, Goriš, Gradina, Konjevrate, Lepenica, Lozovac, Mravnica,  Perković, Podine, Sitno Donje, Slivno, Vrpolje i Vrsno.

Municipalities: Bilice, Ružić, Promina i Unešić

Area: 1.294,28 km2
Population (2011): 23.582
Population density: 18,22 people per km2

 

Dalibor Durdov, president

Romana Radmanović Kovačić, dipl.oec., head of office

Anita Štrkalj, mag.oec., expert associate

Contact: T 022/886-693, M 099/330-4040

WEB: www.lag-krka.hr
E-mail: kontakt@lag-krka.hr

LAG Laura

About the association

LAG Laura works in Zadar County.  Founded in 2009. according to LEADER principle as a pilot project and as one of the first three LAGs in Croatia.

Priority areas and measures:

  1. Preparation of LAG areas for the implementation of the LEADER program and the management of rural development
  2. Increase of competitiveness of strategic branches of LAG area
  3. Development of sustainable tourism based on natural, traditional, cultural and historical heritage of the LAG area
  4. Development of communal and social infrastructure
  5. Preservation and protection of the environment, the landscape and the natural, traditional and cultural heritage

Other LAG activities: Organisation of the largest international festival of LAGs in Croatia “LAG SUMMER FESTIVAL”; Organisation of the Twin cities regatta in Biograd na Moru 2012, 2013. and 2014. with more than 16 international crews, Development of two brochures trough for promotion of LAG area and branding of LAG “Laura” area; Development of promo videos on different themes (“Music Culture 3. i 4.”, “Get Yourself Connected”, “Joint Venture for Better Life” 2012.); Development of international recipe book “Gastro Rural Art”; Organisation of education “Story of wine” for winners on LAG area, organisation of education, encouragement of citizen initiatives; Organization of study visits.

Coverage (13 local governments)
Towns: Benkovac i Biograd na Moru
Municipalities: Bibinje, Galovac,Lišane Ostrovičke, Pakoštane, Pašman, Polača, Sukošan, Sv. Filip i Jakov, Škabrnja, Stankovci, Tkon

Area: 1.050,18 km2
Population(2011.): 43.916
Population density: 88,44 people per km2

Radoslav Bobanović, president
Ivan Čupić, manager

Contact: Tel: +385 (0)23 384 549

WEB: www.lag-laura.hr
E-mail: lag.laura2009@gmail.com

 

LAG Lika

Coverage (12 local governments)
Towns: Gospić i Senj
Municipalities: Brinje, Donji Lapac, Gračac, Lovinac, Karlobag, Perušić, Plitvička jezera, Rakovica, Udbina, Vrhovine

Area: 5.898,07 km2
Population (2011): 44.563
Population density: 7,56 people per km2

Danijel Tušak, president
Ivana Starčević, acting manager

Contact: Tel: 053 658 468

WEB: www.lag-lika.hr WEB: www.integralika2020.com Facebook: LAG-LIKA
E-mail: lag-lika@lag-lika.hr; lag.lika2013@gmail.com

LAG Međimurski doli i bregi/Hills and plains of Međimurje

About the association

Local action group Međimurski doli i bregi/Hills and plains of Međimurje was founded in the 29th November 2012 with headquarters in the municipality of Strahoninec.

The purpose of LAG establishing is to promote sustainable development, preparation LAG areas for use of EU structural funds, developing synergies and networking among subjects who are interested in contributing to the development of rural areas, the construction of identity LAG areas linking traditional and cultural-historical heritage.

Coverage (14 local governments)
Town: Mursko Središće
Municipalities: Belica, Domašinec, Gornji Mihaljevec, Mala Subotica, Nedelišće, Podturen, Pribislavec, Selnica, Strahoninec, Sveti Martin na Muri, Sv. Juraj na Bregu, Šenkovec, Štrigova

Area: 404,72 km2
Population (2011): 56.384
Population density: 139,3 people per km2

Sanja Krištofić, president
Vedrana Radmanić, manager

Contact: +385 (0)98 932 3599

WEB: www.lag-medjimurskidoliibregi.hr
E-mail: lag.mdib@gmail.com

LAG More 249

About the association

Local action group “More 249” was fonded on 11th of October 2013. The aim of LAG “More 249” is to contribute to development of it’s area and promote sustainable rural development and LEDER approach.

LAG “More 249” operates in the area of municipalities Pirovac, Tribunj, Tisno, Murter-Kornati, Primošten and Rogoznica, and town Vodice and settlements of town Šibenik (Grebaštica, Žaborić, Jadrtovac, Brodarica, Krapanj, Zlarin, Kaprije, Žirje, Zaton and Raslina).

Association LAG ‘More 249 “was established in accordance with the objectives of:

• ensuring the flow of information and transfer of knowledge with the aim of progress and development of the rural economy and local communities

• achieving long-term sustainable development of the LAG,

• strengthening of financial and human resources for the implementation of rural development projects,

• preparation LAG areas for use of EU structural funds,

• worry about infrastructure, ecological and social, cultural, economic and any other development in the wider rural area.

Lately, LAG actively promotes products of domestic manufacturers from the LAG’s area by organizing  local public event such as fairs and festivals where participants can be networked and exchange their experiences.

Coverage (7 local governments)
Towns: Šibenik (naselja Grebaštica, Žaborić, Jadrtovac, Brodarica, Krapanj, Zlarin, Kaprije, Žirje, Zaton, Raslina) i Vodice
Municipalities: Tribunj, Pirovac, Tisno, Murter – Kornati, Rogoznica

Area: 480,9 km2
Population (2011): 26.236
Population density: 54,56 people/km2

Miljenko Meštrov, president
Meri Krnić, manager

Contact: +385 (0)22 338 641, +385 (0)91 2351 101, +385 (0)91 761 9369

WEB: www.lagmore249.hr
E-mail: lagmore249@gmail.com

LAG Moslavina
 

About the association

Establishing LAG Moslavina was encouraged by local governments for town and municipality cooperation in area of Moslavina, with applying EU procedures of LEADER rural development programme. After all the neccesary preparations, Local Action Group Moslavina was established on March 2012.

The aim of LAG-a Moslavina is to encourage the local community in municipalities and towns of the LAG, to create activities that contribute to development of areas of economy, infrastructure, nature/tradition/cultural/historical conservtion, as well as to improve social and culture life of Moslavina inhabitants.

This means that the final goal of this LAG is to ensure a sustainable development of rural areas by creating new work places and keeping young and educated people in Moslavina.

Long-term goals of this LAG are developing competitiveness and managing development resources

  • Developing rural infrastructure and rural economic activities
  • Improving social infrastructure and a better quality of life
  • Conserving and protecting natural and cultural heritage

LAG Slogan

“Moslavina – a complete surprise”, which points to many characteristics and advantages of this area.

Coverage (12 JLS)
Towns: Čazma, Garešnica, Ivanić Grad, Kutina (bez naselja Janja Lipa), Popovača
Municipalities: Dubrava, Križ, Kloštar Ivanić, Hercegovac, Velika Trnovitica, Velika Ludina, Lipovljani

Area: 1.765,86 km2
Population (2011): 95.688
Population density: 54,18 people per km2

Zlatko Babić, president
Anica Lenart, manager

Contact: Anica Lenart: +385 (0)44 633-655
M +385 (0)91 443-2010
M +385 (0)091 443 2011

WEB: www.lag-moslavina.hr
E-mail: anica.lenart@lag-moslavina.hr; lag.moslavina12@gmail.com

LAG Neretva

Coverage (7 local governments)
Town: Metković, Ploče and Opuzen
Municipalities: Kula Norinska, Slivno, Pojezerje and Zažablje

Area: 413 km2
Population (2011): 35.672
Population density: 86,37 people/km2

Tomislava Bule-Radaljac, president

Contact: +385 (0)20 610 504

WEB: www.lagneretva.com
E-mail: lagneretva@gmail.com

LAG Petrova gora

 

Coverage (5 local governments)
Municipalities: Barilović, Gvozd, Krnjak, Topusko i Vojnić

Area: 940 km2
Population (2011): 15.694
Population density: 16,70 people per km2

Dražen Peraković, president
Ljubica Šolić, manager

Contact: T: +385 (0)44 881 539; M: +385 (0)095 619 5355

WEB: www.lag-petrova-gora.hr
E-mail: lpetrovagora@gmail.com

Association "Cluster of Cheese Producers of Vukovarsko-Srijemska county"

About:

The aim of establishing the Association “Cluster of Cheese Producers of Vukovarsko-Srijemska county” is to connect and network producers of cheese and other dairy products in the County, increase production, joint entry into sales markets, launching short supply chains, introduction and application of new knowledge and technologies in production. and strengthening the individual and overall competitiveness of entrepreneurs engaged in this activity.

Mijo Pranjić, president

Contact: Ivana Murat, 099/5832235

Headquarter: Glagoljaška 27, 32100 Vinkovci

E-mail: ak.ivana.murat@gmail.com

Facebok: Agro Klaster d.o.o. Vukovarsko srijemske županije

Association "Nut Producers Cluster of Vukovarsko-Srijemska County"

About:

Goal

The goal of the Association – cluster is:

-connecting nut producers with representatives of the public, private, educational and scientific-researsh sector, all in terms of strengthening the competitiveness and excellance of entrepreneurs from this sector of the economy in the Vukorarsko srijemska county and if necessery beyond

-better positioning of local entrepreneurs within the economy of the Republic of Croatia, production of products with a higher rate of added value, job creation within the sector and thus economic and demographic recovery, especially in rural areas of Vukovarsko srijemska county

Damir Sovar, predsjednik

Contact: Ivana Murat, 099/5832235

Headquarter: Lovas, Gospodarska ulica 1

WEB: https://agro-klaster.hr/ 
E-mail: ak.ivana.murat@gmail.com

Facebok: Agro Klaster d.o.o. Vukovarsko srijemske županije

 

Potrošačica - društvo za zaštitu potrošačica i potrošača Hrvatske

The goals of the Consumer Club are:

-informing, educating and advising Croatian consumers,

-influence a higher level of awareness of the importance and improvement of consumer protection in areas related to personal daily life and services we use, in the areas of protection of different social and age categories, health protection, nature and environmental protection, sustainable development and business and relationships.

-networking with Croatian and international associations and consumer protection organizations,

-actively participate in the creation and implementation of public policies and legal regulations for consumer protection of the Republic of Croatia as one of the priority policies of the European Union,

-to promote, protect and represent the interests of consumer protection associations at the institutions of the Republic of Croatia and at local and regional (regional) self-government bodies,

-promote volunteering and organize volunteer work in the Society,

-encourage participatory consumer democracy in decision-making

The areas of activity are: human rights: consumer protection, education, science and research, sustainable development, environmental and nature protection, health protection and international cooperation.

Ana Smoljak, president

e-mail: potrosacica@potrosacica.hr asmoljak@potrosacica.hr

web: potrosacica.hr

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/drustvo.potrosacica/

Association " Cluster Egg Producers of Vukovarsko-Srijemska County"

About the association:

 

Goal

 

-connecting egg producers with representatives of the public, private, educational and scientific-research sector, all in terms of strengthening the competitiveness and excellence of entrepreneurs from this sector of the economy in the Vukovarsko-Srijemska County, and if necessary beyond

 

-better positioning of local entrepreneurs within the Croatian economy, production of products with a higher rate of added value, job creation within the sector and thus economic and demographic recovery, especially in rural areas of Vukovarsko-Srijemska County

Ante Špoljarić president

Contact: Ante Šoljarić, 098/9342437

Headquarter: Glagoljaška 27/4, Vinkovci

WEB: https://agro-klaster.hr/ 
E-mail: ak.a.spoljaric@gmail.com

Facebok: Agro klaster d.o.o. Vukovarsko srijemske županije  

 

Association " Cluster of meat and meat products of Vukovarsko-Srijemska County"

About the association:

 Goal

 -connecting meat and meat product producers with representatives of the public, private, educational and scientific-research sector, all in terms of strengthening the competitiveness and excellence of entrepreneurs from this sector of the economy in the Vukovarsko-Srijemska County, and if necessary beyond

 -better positioning of local entrepreneurs within the Croatian economy, production of products with a higher rate of added value, job creation within the sector and thus economic and demographic recovery, especially in rural areas of Vukovarsko-Srijemska County

Vlado Ferbežar, president

Contact: Ivana Murat, 099/5832235

Headquarter: Otok, Trg Kralja Tomislava 6A

WEB: https://agro-klaster.hr/ 
E-mail: ak.ivana.murat@gmail.com

Facebok: Agro klaster d.o.o. Vukovarsko srijemske županije  

 

 

LAG Podravina

Coverage (16 local governments)
Town: Đurđevac
Municipalities: Kalinovac, Kloštar Podravski, Podravske Sesvete, Ferdinandovac, Molve, Novo Virje, Virje, Novigrad Podravski, Hlebine, Gola, Drnje, Đelekovec, Koprivnički Bregi, Koprivnički Ivanec i Peteranec

Area: 831,17 km2
Population (2011.): 41.784
Population density: 50,27 people per km2

Siniša Pavlović, president
Mihaela Lončar, manager

Contact: Mihaela Lončar: +385 (0)99 207 4800
Emina Lacković Hodalić: +385 (0)98 977 2082

WEB: www.lag-podravina.hr
E-mail: lag.podravina@djurdjevac.hr
lag.podravina@gmail.com

LAG Posavina

About the association

Local action group Posavina is established the 9 of February 2011 as association in which composition were 5 representatives local governments with areas Brod Posavina county: Nova Kapela, Oriovac, Brodski Stupnik, Bebrina i Sibinj and subsequently joined municipality Podcrkavlje (Brod Posavina county) and municipality Čaglin with areas Požeško-slavonska county. Local action group are involved representative of civil, economic and public sector who is working in this area and their aim is conect the said sector to common strengthening and development capacity and implementation LEADER program.

Activities of Local action group are: implementation Local development strategy, development of rural areas, education for sustainable development of rural areas, planning the development of rural areas, LEADER approach to rural development, protection of public goods in rural areas and other activities of rural areas, sustainable economic development.

Coverage (7 local governments)
Municipalities: Bebrina, Brodski Stupnik, Nova Kapela, Sibinj,Oriovac,Podcrkavlje, Čaglin

Area: 758,50 km2
Population (2011): 28.510
Population density: 37,59 people per km2

Željka Čorak, president
Goran Jelinić, manager

Contact: +385 (0)35 221 535

WEB: www.lag-posavina.hr
E-mail: info@lag-posavina.hr

LAG Prigorje - Zagorje

About the association

Local Action Group “Prigorje-Zagorje” (LAG PRIZAG) was established on 29th January 2009 and on 7th January 2010 was registered as an association.  LAG PRIZAS is the fifth established LAG in Croatia and first registered LAG in north-west part of Croatia. LAG PRIZAG was established  through the project “Sustainable development of the region through participatory processes”, partnership project of Centre for Community Organising – CCO from Czech Republic and Croatian Rural Development Network – HMRR. Partnership group of members of public, private and civil sector was formed.

Main goal of LAG is to promote sustainable rural development and LEDER approach which is relevant to the development of LAG PRIZAG. LAG has its own Strategy of sustainable development which is the product of work of partnership group, adopted at the beginning of July 2010.

Main task of LAG is realisation of the vision: “A community of happy and satisfied people living in a healthy environment  that grounds its  progress on respect for cultural and traditional values and efficient and balanced harnessing of all available human, natural and economic potentials”.

Coverage (11 local governments)
Town: Novi Marof
Municipalities: Visoko, Breznica, Breznički Hum, Budinščina, Hrašćina, Kalnik, Konjščina, Ljubešćica, Gornja Rijeka, Sveti Petar Orehovec

Area: 510,81 km2
Population (2011): 35.801
Population density: 70 people per km2

Nevenka Benjak, president
Krunoslav Đurec, head office
Contact:  +385 (0)99 2138-501 (Krunoslav Đurec)

WEB: www.lag-prizag.hr
E-mail: lag.prizag@gmail.com

LAG Sjeverna Istra

About the association

The Local Action Group Northern Istria represents the synergy of the public, civil and private sector. It is located in an area rich in natural resources. The LAG’s basic objective is to encourage infrastructural, ecological, social, educational, cultural and economic development of its area. Additionally, its goal is to provide a constant flow of information and knowledge transfer aiming at the development of the LAG area.

It strives to connect people locally in order to propose projects of common interest so as to improve the quality of life and create new job opportunities through sharing, exchanging experiences and information.

LAG’s activities include international cooperation and sustainable development. Based on the approval of its Local Development Strategy 2014-2020 by the Ministry of Agriculture, LAG prepares and publishes its grants, conducts administrative evaluation and appraisal of applications, carries out project selection, monitors their implementation, and evaluates the overall implementation of the Local Development Strategy.

Coverage (11 self-government units)
Towns: Buje – Buie, Buzet, Novigrad – Cittanova i Umag – Umago
Municipalities: Brtonigla – Verteneglio, Grožnjan, Lanišće, Oprtalj – Portole, Vižinada – Visinada, Tar-Vabriga – Torre-Abrega  i Kaštelir-Labinci – Castelliere-S. Domenic

Area: 775 km2
Population (2011): 32.279
Population density: 41,7 people per km2

Anteo Milos, president
Ana Žužić, manager

Contact: M+385 98 9944 378 (manager), T +385 52 255 932

Adress:  Ulica rijeke Boljunčice 3, 52466 Novigrad

WEB:  http://www.lag-sjevernaistra.hr/
E-mail:  info@lag-sjevernaistra.hr

LAG Srijem

About the association

LAG Srijem was founded as a multi-sector partnership of public, private and civil sector on December 8th 2010. It includes areas: Town of Ilok, settlement Mirkovci (as a part of town of Vinkovci), municipality Tovarnik, Tompojevci, Lovs, Negoslavci, Stari Jankovci, Tordinci, Nuštar and Bogdanovci. LAG Srijem has been officially registered in County Office of Vukovarsko-srijemska County on August 17th 2011.

Municipality Trpinja and Borovo have joined LAG Srijem on September 30th 2013. Tihe most significant characteristic of the LAG area is its location that spreads through the whole Vukovarsko-srijemska County all the way to the easternmost point of Croatia, town of Ilok. LAG area is rich with natural biodiversity and tradition. This area has a rich and diverse natural and cultural history and inheritance that still has a vital influence on its social-economical features.

Vision: LAG Srijem is a succsessful rural area that bases its development on partnership and inovation and it encourages people to come visit, work and live.

Coverage (14 local governments)
Towns: Ilok, Vinkovci (za područje naselja Mirkovci), Vukovar (za područje naselja Sotin i Lipovača)
Municipalities: Stari Jankovci, Bogdanovci, Nuštar, Negoslavci, Lovas, Tovarnik, Tompojevci, Tordinci, Trpinja, Borovo, Markušica

Area: 845,74 km2
Population (2011): 45.608
Population density: 53,93 people per km2

Dragan Sudarević, president
Albert Varga, manager

Contact: Dragan Sudarević, +385 (0)32 525-073
Albert Varga, +385 (0)99 299 8414

WEB: www.srijem.info
E-mail: albert.varga@srijem.info

LAG Strossmayer

Coverage: (8 JLS)
City: Đakovo
Municipalities: Drenje, Levanjska Varoš, Satnica Đakovačka, Semeljci, Strizivojna, Trnava, Viškovci

Area: 677,51 km2
Population (2011): 44.108
Population density: 65,10 st./km2

Božana Kovačić, predsjednica

Registration date: 14 October 2013

Contact: +385 (0)91 593-8756

Head office: Splitska 21, 31400 Đakovo

WEB: www.lag-strossmayer.hr
E-mail: lagstrossmayer01@gmail.com

LAG Šumanovci

Coverage (6 local governments)
Town: Županja
Municipalities: Gunja, Bošnjaci, Drenovci, Vrbanja, Štitar

Area: 607,18 km2
Population (2011): 30.966
Population density: 51 people per km2

Stjepan Abramović, president
Verica Mušić, manager

Contact: Verica Mušić, manager, +385 (0)91 2424 286

WEB: www.lag-sumanovci.hr
E-mail: sumanovci.lag@gmail.com
verica.music1@gmail.com

LAG Vinodol

Coverage (7 local governments)
Towns: Novi Vinodolski, Crikvenica, Kraljevica, Bakar
Municipalities: Općina Vinodolska, Kostrena, Čavle

Area: 683 km2
Population (2011): 44.109
Population density: 64,58 people per km2

Ivica Jerčinović, president
Marjan Baričević, LAG manager

Contact: Tel +385 (0)51 436 231
Ivica Jerčinović:+385 (0)98 430 917
Marjan Baričević +385 (0)91 6266 441

WEB: www.lag-vinodol.hr
E-mail: lag.vinodol@gmail.com

LAG Vuka-Dunav

About the association

LAG Vuka – Dunav was established, as it was envisioned by IPARD Programme under the the LEADER approach and its fundamental principle of solving rural development issues with the focus on settlement development with intregation of entrepreneurship.

In accordance with EU IPARD program as it develops and objectives of the LEADER approach:

  • Promoting rural development through local initiatives and partnerships
  • The improvement of rural living and working conditions, including the welfare of the population 
  • Diversification of economic activities
  • Encouraging the development of rural population to work together through cooperation projects
  • Promoting local initiatives and partnerships involving local civil societies, business representatives and representatives of the local administration.
  • Operational activities of the LAG will be directed towards strengthening the capacity among rural residents and LAG members through training and education.
  • Preparation and start of implementation of the Local Development Strategy and implementation of cooperation projects through the application of the tenders EU funds.
  • We are actively working on the animation of the local population and the inclusion of new members in the LAG Vuka- Dunav.

Coverage (8 local governments)
Town: Osijek (settlements: Tenja, Brijest, Josipovac, Višnjevac, Sarvaš)
Municipalities: Antunovac, Erdut, Ernestinovo, Čepin, Šodolovci, Vladislavci, Vuka

Area: 586,2 km2
Population (2011.): 50.762
Population density: 86,6 people per km2

Davor Tubanjski, president
Ivana Čik, manager

Contact: T: (385) (0) 31 670 498; M: (385) (0) 99 731-7569

WEB: www.lagvuka-dunav.hr
E-mail: info@lagvuka-dunav.hr

LAG Zrinska gora-Turopolje

About the association

LAG Zrinska gora – Turopolje is new LAG located in Sisak – Moslavina county, in the central part of the Croatia.

According to the census of 2011th in the area of LAG lives 39,986 inhabitants, or 0.9% of the total population in the Republic of Croatia, and 23.1% of the population of the county.
Geographic specificity of the our area is characterized by Zrinska Gora mountain, with highest peak – Pyramid at 616 meters above sea level, and Vukomerica hills criss-crossed with numerous streams and rivers, the river Kupa valley with plains and fields of the Turopolje and Odra river, which LAG provides exceptional spatial and landscape diversity .

Coverage (8 local governments)
Towns: raral area of Petrinja, Glina, rural area of Velika Gorica (46 settlements), rural area of Sisak
Municipalities: Lekenik, Martinska Ves, Donji Kukuzari, Orle

Area: 2191,42 km2
Population (2011): 91.817
Population density: 41,89 people per km2

Božidar Antolec, president
Robert Nogić, manager

Contact: +385 (0)44 812-933
Robert Nogić, +385 (0)91 604-8502
Maja Štimec, +385 (0)91 604-8501
Anamarija Hucika, +385 (0)99 604 8530

WEB: www.lag-zrinskagora-turopolje.hr

E-mail: ured@lag-zrinskagora-turopolje.hr
majastimec@lag-zrinskagora-turopolje.hr
anamarijahucika@lag-zrinskagora-turopolje.hr

RuralNet Baranja

About the association

Ruralnet Baranja is an association that was founded and entered in the Register of Associations in March 2012 with headquarters in the City of Beli Manastir.

The main goal of this association is preparation and conduction of activities in Baranja considering nature protection, preservation of traditional and cultural-historical heritage, promotion of sensible use of natural resources on principles of sustainable development.

They organize small actions, gatherings, lectures and excursions.

Lidija Dabić, president

Contact: +385 (0)31 333 813

E-mail: lidija.dabic1@gmail.com

Slap

About the association

SLAP is the organisation for the creative development – it is established in Osijek with the aim to strengthen the human resources and social capital.

Their motto is:  Why to be a drop if you can be a waterfall!

Within the rural development programme, Slap has initiated:

  • establishment of the Slavonic forum for the rural development
  • Agro-center – programme for encouraging ecological production through education, consulting services, micro-loans and market connections in the area of Slavonia
  • Ethno-brand – programme of production and launching the hand -made goods, by linking the craftsmen and organisations joined under the common trademark for the products of art and traditional value, with the final goal of creation of sustainable social entrepreneurship.

Sonja Vuković, president

Dragana Lisjak, manager

Contact: +385 (0)31 213 556; +385 (0)91 5102 172 (president),+385 (0) 095 777 9992 (manager)

E-mail: udruga.slap@gmail.com
sonja.slap@gmail.com

Sunflower- local development center

About the association

Suncokret Association – Center for Community Development was founded in 2004 in response to community psychosocial needs after the war. Sunflower is concerned with the development of communities within the County of Sisak-Moslavina. The aim is to highlight the negative psychological, social and cultural consequences of social problems in the region; to improve the quality of life for all members of the community, especially for the most vulnerable in society; promote the rebuilding of the community and support the development of a sustainable democratic civil society.

 

Coverage: municipality Gvozd

Area: 212,4 km2

Predrag Mraović, president

Contact: 098 649 398

Adress: Trg Franje Tuđmana 4, Vrginmost, 44410 Gvozd

Web: http://www.suncokret-gvozd.hr/

e-mail: suncokret_gvozd@yahoo.com

Association ''MI'' - Split

 

About the association

Association Mi is a non-profit and non-governmental organization registered under the Law on Associations. Since 1997 Mi has been functioning continuously as an active non-profit business entity that employs 5-15 workers with the engagement of part-time employees and volunteers.

The name of the association reflects the basic objectives of the association and stresses unity among people.c

Association MI activites are civil society development, promotion and development of volunteering, offering of social services and community development

Slobodan Škopelja, president
Nives Ivelja, director

Contact: 021 329 130

WEB: www.udruga-mi.hr
E-mail: info@mi-udruga.hr

Đola

 

About the association

Promoting sustainable development of the local community stakeholders in the rural area of Darda and Baranja. Creating a precondition for improving the quality of life for the local community, especially for the small entrepreneurs in tourism and agriculture.

Encouraging networking between tourist service providers and producers of agricultural and food products.

The mission of the NGO Đola is to give a contribution to the sustainable development of the small, rural economy of the micro-region of Baranja.

Bogdanka ćudić Vilić, president

Contact:  M +385 (0)99 834 699

Adress:  Svetog Ivana Krstitelja 109, 31326 Darda

WEB: https://www.facebook.com/djola.darda/

ZvoniMir

About the association

Renata Madžar, president

Contact: +385 (0)22 662 554

WEB: http://www.zvonimir.hr/
E-mail:  zvonimir@zvonimir.hr

Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Counseling and Education "Feniks"

About the association:

 Goal:

-support for the development of civil society, volunteering and active youth promotion and introduction of new information and communication technologies based on open source software

-promoting and developing a free culture

-promoting the protection and respect of human rights

-preparation and implementation of projects in all sectors of social entrepreneurship, non-institutional education, youth, gender equality, energy efficiency, international cooperation, environmental protection, national minorities, consumer protection, prevention of violence among and against children and youth, prevention of domestic violence and all other sectors. which proves necessary based on the decision of the Assembly.

Areas of activity:

DEMOCRATIC POLITICAL CULTURE, ECONOMY, CULTURE AND ART, HUMAN RIGHTS, INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND RESEARCH, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL ACTIVITY, ACTIVITY AND ACTIVITY.

-publishing magazines and other professional editions organizing seminars, workshops, public forums, conferences, education and other forms of professional development

-performing all forms of services related to social entrepreneurship and implementation of EU projects

 

Verica Mušić, President

Contact: 091 / 242-4286, Verica Music

Headquarters: Soljani, Vrbanjska 56

Facebook: Phoenix Center

Email: fenix.udruga@gmail.com

Association Saldis

About the association: 

Goal: -support for the development of civil society, volunteering and active youth-promoting and developing a free culture-creating an independent free media space, encouraging pluralism and diversity of electronic media-promoting and supporting lifelong learning and non-institutional education-encouraging social partnership and cross-sectoral dialogue-encouraging socially responsible behavior and business, complementary activities-humanitarian action-promotion and development of solidarity / social economy and social entrepreneurship-consulting for entrepreneurship, non-profit organizations and other sectors for which there is a need. Conducting trainings for entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations, youth, children, prevention, socially vulnerable groups, sports, development and implementation of projects at the national and EU level, and all other categories for which there is a need based on the decision of the Assembly  

Activity: Education for democratic citizenship, volunteering, social solidarity, good governance, public information and media, cultural heritage Verica Mušić, President Contact: Verica Mušić, 091/2424286 Headquarters: Soljani, Matije Gupca 36 WEB: https://www.facebook.com/pg/SaldisSoljani/aboutEmail: verica.music1@gmail.com

Association "Watermelon Producers Cluster of Vukovarsko-Srijemska County"

About:

Goal

The goal of the Association – cluster is:

-connecting watermelon producers with representatives of the public, private, educational and scientific-researsh sector, all in terms of strengthening the competitiveness and excellance of entrepreneurs from this sector of the economy in the Vukorarsko srijemska county and if necessery beyond

-better positioning of local entrepreneurs within the economy of the Republic of Croatia, production of products with a higher rate of added value, job creation within the sector and thus economic and demographic recovery, especially in rural areas of Vukovarsko srijemska county

Suzana Oroz, president

Contact: Ivana Murat, 099/5832235

Headquarter: Trg dr. Franje Tuđmana, Vrbanja

WEB: https://agro-klaster.hr/ 
E-mail: ak.ivana.murat@gmail.com
Facebok: Agro Klaster d.o.o. Vukovarsko srijemske županije

 

Association "Cluster of producers of fruit and fruit products of Vukovarsko-Srijemska County"

About:

Goal

The goal of the Association – cluster is:

-connecting producers of fruit and fruit products with representatives of the public, private, educational and scientific-researsh sector, all in terms of strengthening the competitiveness and excellance of entrepreneurs from this sector of the economy in the Vukorarsko srijemska county and if necessery beyond

-better positioning of local entrepreneurs within the economy of the Republic of Croatia, production of products with a higher rate of added value, job creation within the sector and thus economic and demographic recovery, especially in rural areas of Vukovarsko srijemska county

Domagoj Vidić, president

Contact: Ivana Murat, 099/5832235

Headquarter: Lovas, Gospodarska ulica 1

WEB: https://agro-klaster.hr/ 
E-mail: ak.ivana.murat@gmail.com

Facebok: Agro Klaster d.o.o. Vukovarsko srijemske županije

 

 

Association Saldis

About the association:

Goal:

-support for the development of civil society, volunteering and active youth
-promoting and developing a free culture
-creating an independent free media space, encouraging pluralism and diversity of electronic media
-promoting and supporting lifelong learning and non-institutional education
-encouraging social partnership and cross-sectoral dialogue
-encouraging socially responsible behavior and business, complementary activities
-humanitarian action
-promotion and development of solidarity / social economy and social entrepreneurship
-consulting for entrepreneurship, non-profit organizations and other sectors for which there is a need. Conducting trainings for entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations, youth, children, prevention, socially vulnerable groups, sports, development and implementation of projects at the national and EU level, and all other categories for which there is a need based on the decision of the Assembly

Activity:

Education for democratic citizenship, volunteering, social solidarity, good governance, public information and media, cultural heritage

Verica Mušić, President

Contact: Verica Mušić, 091/2424286

Headquarters: Soljani, Matije Gupca 36

WEB: https://www.facebook.com/pg/SaldisSoljani/about
Email: verica.music1@gmail.com

ECO FOOD TURA

About the association:

The association was founded with the aim of interesting gathering of legal entities and citizens involved in the field of sustainable agricultural production and processing and marketing of agricultural products.

Matej Brnić, president

Contact:  +385 99 286 2591, Matej Brnić

Headquarters: Vladimira Nazora 131, Drenovci

WEB:  www.ecofoodtura.hr

E-mail:  eco.foodtura@gmail.com

matej.brnic@gmail.com