Agency for Rural Development of Zadar County is a public institution founded by the County of Zadar with the aim of infroming, coordinating and implementing the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 and strengthening the financial and human resources of regional and local self-government and organization of the institutions for rural policy and rural development as well as their active involvement in the design and implementation of rural development.
Projects being implemented
Geco 2 project intends to intervene through a multilateral approach in order to recover soil capability and increase agriculture adaptability to climate changes: to set up regional monitoring system, that collect data regarding resilience , GHG emissions and absorptions introducing and promoting innovative policies and techniques on climate change adaptation and mitigation.
Boosting INVESTments in INnovation of SMEs along the entire FISHery and aquaculture value chain
The "INVESTINFISH" overall objective is strengthening the competitiveness of F&A production system through the promotion of investment streams aimed at the acquisition of innovation services. This project will provide assistance in the form of financial instruments, ie innovation vouchers for 48 SMEs (8 per each project partner).
Apprenticeship HUBs in agro-food sector
Apprenticeship HUB project aims at developing partnerships between vocational education and training (VET) providers and companies in the agricultural and small food industry sectors. These partnerships will be supported by Apprenticeship Hubs, operating through local development agencies, agricultural cooperatives, chambers, social partners and other similar organizations.
Civil Protection Emergency DSS based on CITIzen Journalism to Enhance Safety of Adriatic Basin
E-CITIJENS objective is to increase the safety of the Croatian and Italian Adriatic basin from natural and man-made disaster
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IMPROVING CIVIC COMPETENCES OF ADULT LEARNERS THROUGH DIGITAL TOOLS
Focusing on people, we should have in mind that every person ought to have a better chance in his/her life and receive support if he/she experiences special difficulties. It is a win-win strategy as it promotes personal and professional development of an individual as well as society flourishing. In this context, it is crucial to improve learning opportunities for low-skilled adults, especially from the disadvantaged groups, such as young people and people with special needs, because of their stigmatization and exclusion from the pool of employable people. The skills development will improve their life chances and promote their inclusion.
Supporting knowledge capacity in ICT among SME to engage in growth and innovation
The aim of the project is to improve public policies that promote ICT communication between small and medium-sized enterprises in rural environments so that entrepreneurs in the rural area can see the opportunities offered solely by the digital market as well as the benefits of the digital economy.