EU PRO Programme funded by the European Union and the Republic of Serbia
  • Republic of Serbia
  • UNOPS

Municipality of Bujanovac

Southern and Eastern Serbia - Pčinjski District

Level of development - Group IV

Active enterprises - 244

Active entrepreneurs - 981

37,867


Citizens
h-money

33,814


Average income

461


Area
Bujanovac

5


improving business competitiveness

1


improving business environment

5


strengthening social cohesion and inclusion

480,061 Euros

304,532 Euros

(63% EU PRO)

175,529 Euros

(37% Co-funding)

112,157 Euros

Support to a paper and cardboard producing enterprise - Roto Papir Plus d.o.o.

Support to Entrepreneurs, Micro and Small Enterprises

The enterprise is engaged in the production of corrugated paper and paperboard and of paper packaging. An electric forklift will be purchased through the grant in order to improve the manipulation of finished products and raw materials, which in turn will lead to the creation of two new jobs. The enterprise will be implementing corporate social responsibility activities which will involve providing support to talented students of the local school and donations for the reconstruction of a road in a nearby village.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

27,200 Euros

20,000 Euros

7,200 Euros

Support to an entrepreneur in milk processing - Domaća Mlekara Maj plus, Drežnica

Support to Entrepreneurs, Micro and Small Enterprises

The entrepreneur is engaged in milk processing and the production of cream and cheese and is HACCP certified. The grant will be utilised for the procurement of a machine for cheese production and milk pasteurizers, which will enable the creation of three new jobs immediately and an additional five ones in the long term. The entrepreneur will be conducting corporate social responsibility activities related to the donation of products to a local kindergarten, student dorm, safe house and refuge reception centre.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

22,000 Euros

16,500 Euros

5,500 Euros

Support to an entrepreneur in production of various items - L&M Lens

Support to Entrepreneurs, Micro and Small Enterprises

The entrepreneur is engaged in eyewear repairs and will procure modern equipment for processing and installation of eyeglass lenses in order to expand their range of products. This will lead to the immediate creation of two new jobs and subsequent creation of another two. Corporate social responsibility activities which the entrepreneur will be conducting will include the donation of track suits to the local handball club, along with glasses to Roma children from socially vulnerable families that are attending the local elementary school.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

16,800 Euros

13,500 Euros

3,300 Euros

Support to a wood processing enterprise - Mateja Pelet d.o.o.

Support to Entrepreneurs, Micro and Small Enterprises

The enterprise engaged in the production of wooden pellets will utilise the grant to procure dryers for sawdust in order to improve the quality of its products and enable the creation of three new jobs immediately and another five in the long term. The corporate social responsibility activities it will be implementing are related to the donation of much needed wooden pellet to the local migrant and refugee centre.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

24,960 Euros

19,200 Euros

5,760 Euros

Support to an entrepreneur in food production - Natural Magic Žbevac

Support to Entrepreneurs, Micro and Small Enterprises

The entrepreneur is engaged in production of fresh and marinated mushrooms and fruit processing, production of juices, compotes, jams etc. Utilising the grant, they will purchase equipment for fruit processing – a fruit washer, fruit crusher and pasteurizer. This will enable the creation of project two new jobs. The entrepreneur will implement corporate social responsibility activities which include donation of products to the local kindergarten in coordination with the local Red Cross.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

21,197 Euros

14,697 Euros

6,500 Euros

2,141 Euros

Provision of a back-up server for the e-permitting system

E-permitting

Improvement of the electronic system for the issuance of building permits through the provision of a back-up server, which will enhance its stability and availability for over 6,500 users that benefit from it every day. Server and network equipment were procured through the project, as well as necessary licences. The aim of this activity was to contribute to the creation of a more favourable business environment by improving the efficiency and transparency of the e-government and, ultimatively, to new investments. At the same time, citizens’ trust in institutions, as well as the quality of services that are being offered through the e-government will also be enhanced.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

2,141 Euros

2,141 Euros

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365,763 Euros

Upgrading Street Lighting in the Urban Settlement of Bujanovac

Local Infrastructure

The upgrade of the street light system will lead to safer living in Bujanovac and improve the quality of services provided to inhabitants and business entities. It will also contribute to improving energy efficiency and, through good governance activities, a system will be developed for regular consumption monitoring, including record of savings, which should be significant for the municipal budget.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

297,269 Euros

150,000 Euros

147,269 Euros

Teaching Assistants to Local Teachers in Elementary Schools of Preševo and Bujanovac Teaching Serbian as Non-Mother Tongue

Social Inclusion

Support young people from Albanian community to learn Serbian language through engagement of six teaching assistants in the school year 2018/2019 that are providing support to nine teachers in conducting classes of Serbian as non-mother tongue in four elementary schools in Bujanovac and Preševo.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

37,179 Euros

37,179 Euros

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Relaxation of the body and brilliance of the mind

Fostering Social Cohesion in Multi-Ethnic Municipalities

Cultivating psycho-social and health status of persons with disabilities (PWD) in Jablanica and Pčinja Districts through introduction of an innovative therapeutic programme and teaching PWDs to independently practice therapeutic massage and art therapy.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

3,702 Euros

3,702 Euros

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Changes for Roma

Fostering Social Cohesion in Multi-Ethnic Municipalities

Improving access to work of hard-to-employ categories of Roma population, through organisation of vocational trainings and internships, workshops for active job search, provision of grants for business starting and networking with the local institutions and business sector.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

14,718 Euros

14,718 Euros

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Economic empowerment of Roma women in Bujanovac

Fostering Social Cohesion in Multi-Ethnic Municipalities

Economic empowerment of low-qualified women from Roma settlements in Bujanovac through organisation of vocational trainings and certification and through forming partnerships with National Employment Service and business sector in order to increase employment opportunities of the target group.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

12,895 Euros

12,895 Euros

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