Community Based Approach to Local Development
Friday, 07 November 2008

List of Selected for the Participation in the Project Rayons Announced in Cherkaska Oblas

On 4 November in Press Centre of Cherkaska Oblast State Administration press conference presenting results of selection of rayon competition and announcement of rayons-winners was held. Deputy head of oblast council V.V. Pavlichenko, head of international affairs and European integration sector M.O. Kulyk and community development assistant in Cherkaska oblast N.V. Belyukina answered the questions of regional mass media.

Not only regional media representatives, but also representatives of attracted by the Project rayon councils and rayon state administrations, namely Gorodyshchensky, Umansky, Kanivsky, Zvenygorodsky, Talnivsky, Kamyansky, Chygyrynsky, and Shpolyansky rayons participated in press-conference.

Having defined perspectives of the Project implementation in Cherkaska oblast, V.V. Pavlichenko emphasized the interest of local authorities in consolidation of communities and specified that only financial support of communities is less effective than integrated and effectual approach of Community Based Approach to Local Development (CBA) Project that helps to organize efforts of communities and local authorities in solving existing problems. That is why it is important to distinguish vital problem for the community that will make them unite around its solving.