Czech Republic to support business development program in north of country
13:01 | 06.11.2018 Category: Regional
Chisinau, 6 November /MOLDPRES/- A grant competition in a business development project in the North Region of the country was launched yesterday in Balti. The program is funded by the Czech Development Agency and implemented by People in Need Moldova, in partnership with the North Regional Development Agency (ADR Nord) and NGO "Pro Regional Cooperation".
The competition is for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Northern Development Region and is open until 25 November. "Through the activities carried out within the project, we want to support the business environment of the North Development Region. The grant contest we are launching in Balti is addressed to members of business associations, business incubators and SMEs in northern Moldova, "said Silvia Bicenco, country director at People in Need Moldova.
For his part, ADR Nord director Vitali Povonschi pointed out the good cooperation with Czech partners, due to which many interesting and useful projects had been implemented. “So far, together we have managed to do more important business development activities in the region. We want to boost entrepreneurial initiatives in the region and create comfortable conditions for citizens," Povonschi said.
In the next period, potential beneficiaries will be trained how to participate in the grant contest. A number of sessions will be held in Soroca, Balti and Sangerei. The budget of this grant competition is about one hundred thousand euros. The amount requested in the contest must be between 2,000 and 5,000 euros.
(Reporter L. Grubîi, editor M. Jantovan)