The family farm in Križevci wants to gather and promote domestic products

first_imgThe second Eno-gastro fairy tale was held in the Development Center and Technology Park Križevci, which brought together small producers and family farms from the area of ​​Koprivnica-Križevci County.The mission of the Eno-gastro fairytale is to connect agricultural production with business entities in one place, explained the director of the Križevci Entrepreneurship Center Tihomir Hodak, while one of the initiators of the Eno-gastro fairytale project Miroslav Mirković informed the audience that the “OPG Burza” project will start next year. the goal is to connect end consumers – customers with family producers.The aim of the project is the economic revitalization of the rural area, connecting agricultural producers with business entities (B2B) and developing a culture of business gifts (gifts to business partners) from the supply of domestic and eco products, as well as raising product demand, and thus encouraging increased production capacity. increasing employment needs. Eno-gastro fairy tale is just one of the activities within a larger project that includes other measures, says Miroslav Mirkovic, marketing manager of Glas Podravine and adds that due to the growing demand for domestic and organic products. Also, “OPG burza” was announced, which is conceived as a unique and innovative portal that will connect all producers in the Podravina and Prigorje area with the end consumer, ie the buyer. ” The group of producers includes small, medium and large family farms, small and medium-sized enterprises engaged in agricultural production and the service sector (IT sector, innovation, etc.). A special part will be dedicated to organic production. The family exchange is designed as a kind of agro guide where the end consumer will be able to find in one place all available agricultural products from northern Croatia (meat, milk, eggs, cheeses, vegetables and water, honey and other agricultural products) to protect and brand domestic production and connecting customer and manufacturer. “Mirkovic pointed out.In addition to the above, the goal of the project is to brand Podravina-Prigorje (quality and origin label) products and institutions from Croatia (schools, kindergartens, hospitals, etc.), legal entities and individuals to offer a quality selection of domestic products and other activities. In the end, the organizers invite all family farms, small and medium producers in the Koprivnica-Križevci County to join the project and connect with each other through the family exchange and the project Eno-gastro fairy tale.<br />
<a href=”https://bs.serving-sys.com/Serving/adServer.bs?cn=brd&pli=1074171063&Page=&Pos=-1477388646″ target=”_blank”><br />
<img src=”https://bs.serving-sys.com/Serving/adServer.bs?c=8&cn=display&pli=1074171063&Page=&Pos=-1477388646″ border=0 width=1280 height=200></a><br />
last_img read more

Gov’t Set to Borrow US$2M

first_imgLiberia is poised to borrow over US$2 million to finance and strengthen her public sector.The Chief Executive, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, communicated a ratification agreement to the House of Representatives requesting that August Body to act in order to attract competent civil servants to the system.According to President Sirleaf’s letter, the financing agreement is intended to “improve pay and performance management in Ministries and strengthen payroll management in the Civil Service Agency.”The project, she said, “consists of three components. The first is improving pay management.  This includes implementation of program within the civil service to attract and retain competent managerial and professional staff and boost motivation amongst civil servants.”The second is strengthening payroll management, which includes implementation of a program aimed at establishing an accurate civil service payroll and ensuring predictability in the wage bill.The third is improving performance, which involves implementation of a program which enables selected Ministries, Agencies and Commissions to focus on performing their core functions and establishing performance and accountability standards among civil servants.The Civil Servant Agency is lead implementer of the project, which is valued around US$2,100,000, Madam Sirleaf said.She pleaded with the House to speedily ratify the agreement in order to initiate the necessary and much needed reforms of the civil service sector.However, the House voted Thursday of last week to send the communication to its Ways, Means and Finance, Good Governance and Judiciary committees to study and report to plenary in two weeks.Meanwhile, Capitol Hill is also studying a Concession Agreement involving the Government of Liberia and Liberia Cocoa Corporation (LCC).The concession area is located in Quardu-Gboni District, Lofa County and is expected to cover approximately 6,000 hectares of government-owned land.According to Madam Sirleaf, the duration of the agreement is 40 years. She justified the contract by saying, “The term is created so as to be in harmony with the lifecycle of coca tree, and LCC is required to invest no less than US$12 million in the project during the first 10 years of the agreement.”Additionally, the President said, “The agreement contains social, environmental, community development, local content, education, and health obligations similar to those in other agricultural concessions.”The project would enhance agricultural production in tree crops that are exportable and consequently support the nation’s balance of trade, the Liberian leader asserted.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more