Partners: RARIS – Regional Development Agency Eastern Serbia
The role of KRI: Management of the project and expert leadership based on know-how transfer
Duration: October 2011 – September 2012
Total sum: € 52 540
Financing: CEI Know-how Exchange Programme – KEP AUSTRIA (Austrian Development Agency – ADA), Fund for an open society – Serbia
Conditions allowing for the development of rural tourism in the Timok region in compliance with EU trends and standards have been established. A Rural Tourism Development Strategy for the Timok Region has been prepared. Moreover, a series of educational activities were carried out, aiming to raise awareness of all relevant actors in the field of planning and providing rural tourism services. A regional cooperation and communication platform (cluster), called “Magic of the East” for public and private stakeholders has been established to ensure the flow of information, networking and experience sharing.