Last modified: June 18, 2018

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.


Where to find potential project partners?
If you are looking for a project partner for your application, please consider the following tools: 1. Partner Search and Project Ideas Search tools hosted by the programme dedicated website. In order to upload a project idea on the programme website, we recommend you to create an account on www.blacksea-cbc.net and after that to go to Section „Project Ideas Search”
Project preparation workshops organized in all participating countries, in the framework of the 2nd call for proposals
The main focus of the project preparation workshops will be on:
● raising the awareness about the key elements of the Guidelines for Grant Applicants
● strengthening the knowledges about key aspects of project development
● clarifying project proposal financial requirements
● raising the awareness about key aspects of project activity and financial planning
● clarifying how to apply in the programme electronic system
The third Newsletter of Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020
The third Newsletter of Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is ready to be read. From the material
Partner Forum in Yerevan
In view of the 2nd call for Proposals, the Managing Authority of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020, in collaboration with the Joint Technical Secretariat and National Authorities of participating countries, and with the support of TESIM project organized in Yerevan, Armenia, the second Partner Forum.
Project preparation workshops organized in all participating countries, in the framework of the 2nd call for proposals
The main focus of the project preparation workshops will be on:
● raising the awareness about the key elements of the Guidelines for Grant Applicants
● strengthening the knowledges about key aspects of project development
● clarifying project proposal financial requirements
● raising the awareness about key aspects of project activity and financial planning
● clarifying how to apply in the programme electronic system
Partner Forum in Chisinau
In view of the 2nd call for Proposals, the Managing Authority of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020, in collaboration with the Joint Technical Secretariat and national authorities of participating countries, and with the support of TESIM project organized in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, the first Partner Forum.
The second Call for Proposals of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is open starting with 1 October 2018 with deadline 31 January 2019
  Herewith you can access the Applicants Pack for the 2nd Call for proposals of the   Joint Operational Progra


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