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About us


The Regional Development Agency - West has been founded in December 2008 as partnership of the municipalities of Peja/Peć, Decan/Decani, Istog, Klina, Junik to act and function as a coordinator and driver of development activities in the Economic Region West and its Municipalities. The municipality of Gjakova signed the partnership agreement on 10th of March 2011.

The Regional Development Agency - West has been founded in December 2008 as partnership of the municipalities of Peja/Peć, Decan/Decani, Istog, Klina, Junik to act and function as a coordinator and driver of development activities in the Economic Region West and its Municipalities. The municipality of Gjakova signed the partnership agreement on 10th of March 2011.


VISION

Regional Development Agency(RDA-WEST) to become the key institution in the West economic region of Kosovo, engaged in fostering the EU Regional Economic Development process in country, to confirm a strategic role towards its partners assisting in the interethnic reconciliation, and assisting in the integration of local governments into Kosovo’s European integration process.


MISSION

Provide support for the development of Regional Policies in Kosovo and Regional development by

  • Creating and effective interface between Regional Stakeholders (including Municipalities) and Government through the creation of operational and inclusive partnership structures
  • Supporting Stakeholders to develop a Regional Strategy based on available statistics and regional intelligence (harmonization of information from Municipal Plans) (iii) Utilizing a stake-holder-led approach to project implementation and securing improved absorption of development funding
  • Applying good practice 'cycle management' techniques to improving strategy and associated project implementation
  • Main-streaming the sustainability objectives of "Equality of Opportunity for All" and "Securing a Sustainable Environment"

Developing an operational Management Information System to facilitate:

  • Creation of a Regional Project Pipeline
  • Responsive and accurate regional-level data management
  • Information to attract inward investment and focus resources.