Regional networking Rural Development

Start Year:
End Year:
Budget (€):
Budget range (€):
5.000 - 100.000
Local empowerment
Agriculture and Fishery
Type of Activity:
Social Integration
Network Building and Strengthening
Technical assistance
CEDP Organisation: Lead Organisation(s):
We Effect
Rural Development Network Macedonia

Project Objectives

The project aims at BRDN to become a legally formalized entity contributing to sustainable socio-economic development of rural areas in the Western Balkan Region; To provide organisational capacity building to BRDN’s member networks by exchange of good practices; To increase participation of  women in BRDN’s structures and improved advocacy work of rural women within the Western Balkan Region. 



Expected results are - BRDN structure formalized as accountable organisation for continuous empowering of rural stakeholders in the Western Balkan; - Increased participation of rural women in BRDN’s structures and in the rural community’s decision-making processes for achieving enhanced outreach and advocacy work in the Western Balkan Region; - Improved operational performance and managerial capacities of BRDN and its ability to  implement strategic long-term organisational plan, thus increasing its effectiveness, and its accountability to members and beneficiaries; - Improved institutional capacities of BRDN’s member networks (based on the capacity assessment of the members networks); - Improved organisational performance and managerial capacities of RDN of RM; -  Increased capacities of BRDN’s member networks  for implementation of LEADER approach; - Increased capacities of the existing and potential Local Action Groups  as nucleus for local rural economic development through the LEADER approach.



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