Cluster passport: Transcarpathian Regional NGO “Public Association for Area Development” (ZOGO “GART”) is a public organization created to facilitate mobilization of national and international investments for creation, support and development of entrepreneurship, environmentally friendly hi-tech scientifc enterprises, creation of favorable conditions for acceleration of socioeconomic development of cities of the region and the region as a whole, increase of their competitiveness, stimulation and support for social and economic initiatives in local communities.
Head: Volodymyr Shevchuk, Chairman of the Transcarpathian Regional NGO “Public Association for Area Development”, Director of “Vynohradiv Regional Development Agency”.
Legal address: 6, Myr Square, Vynohradiv, Transcarpathian region, 90300, Ukraine. Contact Person: Vitaliya Vakarova, Secretary of the Board of Transcarpathian Regional NGO “Public Association for Area Development”, expert (project management), «Vynohradiv Regional Development Agency». Tel./fax: +380314322185. Mob.: +380997375625.
Contact e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Why TR NGO «Public Association for Area Development»?
NGO «Public Association for Area Development» – an organization, the Board of which includes representatives from 7 districts of Transcarpathian region: Vynohradiv, Hust, Tyachiv, Rakhiv, Irshava, Mukachevo, Uzhhorod. The purpose of the organization is to support local executive authorities, local governments, nongovernmental organizations, territorial communities, business entities in implementing projects aimed at sustainable social, economic and cultural development of the region, industries, promoting positive structural changes in economy.
The main objective of the cluster- support output of national agricultural products into domestic and foreign markets through agricultural cooperatives. The organization has intellectual property, gathered by horizontal connections.
Partnership established with:
Domestic and international organizations, agencies and institutions: Transcarpathian Regional Council, Transcarpathian Regional Administration, Vynohradiv District Council, Irshva District Council, Beregovo District Council, Mukachevo District Council, Association of village and town representatives, Association of Farmers and Private Landowners of Transcarpathian Region, Association of Agricultural Cooperatives, LLC «Market of agricultural products «Shuvar» , Lublin wholesale market (Poland).
Donor institutions: International Fund «Renaissance», Programmes of Trans-border Cooperation Poland-Belorussia-Ukraine and Hungary-Romania-Slovakia-Ukraine European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument, State Fund for Local Self-Government in Ukraine.
Representatives of the organization has an experience in development and implementation of projects, aimed at solving socio-economic problems of Transcarpathian region:
Programmes and projects:
Creation of alternative transport corridor (Montenegro (Bar port), Serbia (Belgrade), Romania (Halmeu), Ukraine (Dyakovo) with use of multimodal terminals).
Creation of industrial- technology park «Palad».
Modernization of engineering structure: the introduction of innovation mechanisms for the collection, removal and utilization of solid waste.
Creation of agricultural cooperative.
Creation of hospice institution in Vynohradiv district.
Travel program «Weekends in Transcarpathia».
Development strategy of Vynohradiv district.
Development infrastructure of cooperative segment of agricultural market through the creation of agricultural cooperative in Transcarpathian region. Projects are real and are in strict accordance with the stage implementation schedules.
Information about previous grants (name, implementation period, program)
Modernization of engineering infrastructure: introduction of innovative mechanisms for collection, removal and utilization of solid waste fuel, 2008-2009 (Ukrainian competition of projects and programmes of local government).
Creation of pilot model of hospice institution in Vynohradiv district, 2009-2010 (Network of Netherlands Foundations for Central and Eastern Europe, the Carpathian foundation, Ukraine).
Creation of hospice institution in Vynohradiv district, 2010 (Ukrainian competition of projects and programmes of local government).
Specifcs of regional mentality in the development strategy of hospice and palliative care in Transcarpathia, 2010-2011 (International «Renaissance» Foundation, Public Health Program).
Creation of on-site consultative service in Vynohradiv district of Transcarpathian region, 2010-2011 (International «Renaissance» Foundation, Public Health Program).
Problems, mistakes, heritage. Way to success, 2011 (International «Renaissance» Foundation, Public Health Program).
Support of the comprehensive palliative care Service and creation of network in Vynohradiv district, 2012 (International «Renaissance» Foundation, Public Health Program).
Creation of tourist information network by the program «Weekend in Transcarpathia» with communal proprietary share, 2011 (Ukrainian competition of projects and programmes of local government).
Implementation of energy saving technologies. Heat pump equipment at socio-cultural sites (village PidVynohradiv), 2011 (Ukrainian competition of projects and programmes of local government).
The introduction of effcient heating systems and creation favorable conditions for studies in Velyka Palad Móricz Zsigmond secondary school, 2011, (Ukrainian competition of projects and programmes of local government).
Representatives of the organization have also conduct with Transcarpathian regional center for training and increasing the qualification of public authorities, local governments, state enterprises, institutions and organizations since 2009 educational seminars on training the representatives of regional development on “Project Management. Attracting investments”, after which they are given the certificate of state model.
Cluster 10 includes:
A. Local self-government bodies:
Regional Council of Transcarpathian Region.
Vynohradiv, Berehove, Irshava, Mukachevo district councils.
B. Executive bodies:
- Main Department of Agricultural Development the Regional State Administration of Transcarpathia
C. SME’s (agricultural enterprises):
- Association of Farmers and Private Landowners of Transcarpathian Region.
- Association of Agricultural Cooperative Services of Transcarpathian Region.
- Private households (V. Komiaty village).
- Private entrepreneur Gorondi O.I.
D. Research and education institutions:
- Uzhhorod National University.
- Transcarpathian Institute of Agricultural Production of Ukrainian Academy of Agrarian Sciences.
E. Wholesale markets of agricultural products
- “Agricultural products marker “Shuvar” Ltd. (Lviv).