Community Based Approach to Local Development
Wednesday, 30 April 2008

CBA Project Launches Activities in Kyivska, Mykolaivska and Chernihivska Oblasts

Series of CBA Project regional seminars was held in Kyivska (on 9 April), Mykolaivska (on 10 April), and Chernihivska (on 25 April) oblasts for representatives of respective local authorities and self-governance, leaders of key departments of oblast state administration, heads of some village councils, representatives of NGOs and regional media.

Heads of oblasts highly estimated topicality of Community Based Approach to Local Development (CBA) Project, that presupposes participatory distinguishing of territory development priorities, participatory planning and measures realization for sustainable development of respective village/ settlement/ town.

The seminar was aimed at presenting the CBA Project implementation strategy and plan that is imlemented on rayon and oblast levels. Moreover, during the seminar a call for application was made. 8 rayons will be selected for participation in the CBA Project. Rayons can apply for the next 3 weeks up to 13 June. Please read about terms of application here.

Communities of selected rayons will be able to elaborate initiatives for living conditions improvement; approved micro-projects will be funded by the CBA Project and local authorities. Potential communities-participants are villages, settlements, and towns with population up to 10 000 people.