Project LID: Results of the public call for start-ups in agriculture and food production (Agro-Food Start-up)

Within the scope of “Local Integrated Development” Project (LID), the Public Call for the participation in the program of entrepreneurship development and provision of support for establishing start-ups in agriculture and food production (Agro-Food Start-up) was announced on March 19, 2018 and closed on April 23, 2018. The call was announced in cooperation with the Government of Posavina Canton and the Federal Employment Bureau.

The Public Call was opened to all interested individuals and crafts not older than 12 months from the following areas of local governments: Domaljevac-Šamac, Odžak and Orašje.

The Evaluation Committee evaluated and graded applications against established evaluation criteria set forth in the Public Call.  The list of candidates, unanimously selected by the Evaluation Committee, to participate in the specialized program for entrepreneurship development and provision of support for establishing start-ups in agriculture and food production is as follows:

Number Name and last name Municipality Selected
1 Ilija Đukić Domaljevac-Šamac YES
2 Anica Kocić Odžak YES
3 Smiljan Šokić Orašje YES
4 Elvira Džafić Orašje YES
5 Gabrijela Špionjak Domaljevac-Šamac YES
6 Marko Matić Domaljevac-Šamac YES
7 Joso Topić Domaljevac-Šamac YES
8 Dijana Vranjić Odžak YES
9 Marko Oršolić Orašje YES
10 Marija Grgić Domaljevac-Šamac YES
11 Marko Zlatarević Orašje YES
12 Ivo Tipura Odžak YES
13 Jarmila Matanović Orašje YES
14 Joso Oršolić Orašje YES
15 Lorena Matea Marošević Orašje YES
16 Anica Džoić Orašje YES
17 Tadija Šimić Domaljevac-Šamac YES
18 Ivka Bago Odžak YES
19 Marko Mišković Orašje YES
20 Mijo Piljić Domaljevac-Šamac YES
21 Ljubica Maroš Orašje YES
22 Perica Mijić Domaljevac-Šamac YES
23 Manda Vincetić Orašje YES
24 Zajko Grebović Orašje YES
25 Slavica Delić Orašje YES
26 Marija Jezidžić Orašje YES
27 Ivica Marković Orašje YES
28 Željko Lucić Domaljevac-Šamac YES
29 Niko Mijić Domaljevac-Šamac YES
30 Ruža Majić Odžak YES
31 Jasminka Omerašević Odžak YES
32 Marko Bilušić Odžak YES
33 Marko Marošević Orašje YES

The above mentioned successful candidates will be subsequently informed of the start of the specialized multi-day training program for entrepreneurs.

The Public Call for the participation in the program of entrepreneurship development and provision of support for establishing start-ups in agriculture and food production (Agro-Food Start-up) for interested individuals and crafts from local governments Domaljevac-Šamac, Odžak and Orašje, was announced within LID project, a three-year initiative (2016-2018) primarily financed by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina (UNDP in BiH), in cooperation with the State Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees, Ministry of Development, Entrepreneurship and Crafts of the Federation of BiH, Ministry of Administration and Local Self-Government of RS and two Associations of Cities and Municipalities.

LID project is implemented in 21 local governances in BiH. LID project aims to raise the standards of living and social cohesion in Bosnia and Herzegovina through inclusive and sustainable socio-economic development. Within the component for economic recovery, LID project will directly support the private sector and potential investors to increase an overall economic activity in local communities, ensure economic growth through productive value chains and to create new jobs and income. The project also provides assistances for the long-term unemployed and socially excluded categories of the population, especially returnees, internally displaced persons and long-term unemployed persons.