Last modified: February 15, 2019

First project contracted within the Black Sea Basin Programme. First ENI CBC project starts implementation


Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration from Romania as Managing Authority announces that today, on 18th of June 2018, the first Grant Contract was signed in the frame of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020. Subsequently, in the universe of ENI CBC programmes, Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is the first one which has passed to project implementation.

Georgian Institute of Public Affairs together with Elva Community Engagement from Georgia, Varna Economic Development Agency from Bulgaria and SMART Development Center from Romania seek to support cross-border trade opportunities and modernisation in agricultural sector by delivering the most advanced, effective, innovative online marketplace platform used on the national and international levels. With a total budget of 699,993 euro (643,993.56 from ENI), the project Piloting Modern Trading Opportunities in Agriculture through Creation of the Innovative Online Platform – AgroNet (BSB294) foresees the development of 8 additional ITC based tool to support cross-border cooperation and increasing cross-border trade opportunities for agricultural products to support 300 business development organisations. The online platform agriculture trading platform will help farmers, agricultural cooperatives, wholesalers, exporters, retailers and processors, warehouses, enterprises to improve their agricultural practices, will bring them in line with increasing food safety international standards, will give then access to agriculture and trade related information aiming to increase cross-border trading.

Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 aims to improve the welfare of the people in the Black Sea basin regions through sustainable growth and joint environmental protection. The Programme builds upon the previous cooperation framework and has a total budget of approx. 54 million EUR, out of which 49 million EUR represent support from the European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI). Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is co-financed by the European Union through the European Neighbourhood Instrument and by the participating countries: Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine.

IMPORTANT NOTICE! Instruction no.19 from October 2019 to Beneficiaries of the ENI CBC Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme 2014-2020 regarding preparation and filling in interim reports in eMS
23/10/2019 To ensure more guidance and support during the implementation of the projects funded by Joint Operational
IMPORTANT NOTICE! Project Implementation Manual revised is now available!
23/10/2019 We revised The Project Implementation Manual applicable for the beneficiaries of the ENI CBC Black Sea B
European Cooperation Day in Republic of Moldova
1/10/2019 Coming up, 3 full days of action to celebrate European Cooperation Day during 2-4 October 2019. The Republ
European Cooperation Day 2019 in Romania
This year, to celebrate European Cooperation Day, a Solid Waste collecting Action was conducted at the Black Sea, because generating environmental attitudes is essential in the fight against climate change and the reduction of environmental pollution.
It is a step closer in spreading awareness of environmental challenges and good waste management practices in the Black Sea Basin region. Further, by involving children it was anticipated to improve attitudes towards the environment.
Fourth meeting of the Joint Monitoring Committee for Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020

The new generation of projects to be funded under the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 has been approved by the Joint Monitoring Committee during the meeting held in Odessa, Ukraine, on 17th of September 2019.

Workshop on the implementation of the Common Maritime Agenda

The Facility for Blue Growth is pleased to announce the first workshop towards the implementation of the Common Maritime Agenda that will take place on July 4th, 2019, in Varna, Bulgaria.

The second Call for Proposals of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is open starting with 1 October 2018 with deadline 5 February 2019
  Herewith you can access the Applicants Pack for the 2nd Call for proposals of the Joint Operational Programme

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