Integration of Disaster Risk Reduction into municipal planning documents

During June 2023, DevCon was engaged by UNDP Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Programme to carry out analysis of compliance of local development practices with disaster risk reduction management needs. As a part of this engagement, a Study „Integrating disaster risks into spatial and planning documents, practices and possibilities“ was prepared. The Study was focused to … Read more

Assessment of preparedness for the use of development funding

Following the comprehensive work on the development of the relevant methodology and tools, DevCon has carried out the assessment of preparedness of four enterprises operating under the umbrella of one company for the use of domestic and international development funding. The assessment, which took place between February and May 2023, involved the next steps: Working … Read more

Defining Measures for the Development Strategy of the City of Doboj

In collaboboration with the Administration of the City of Doboj, DevCon experts have organised and moderated a workshop involving representatives of the 3 focus groups (each of 10 members) appointed by the Mayor. The three focus groups involved the persons knowlegable of the City’s affairs in the areas of: (1) economic development, (2) social development … Read more

Project Management Training for the Tax Administration of the Republic of Srpska

DevCon was engaged to deliver a four-day Project Management training for the personnel of the Tax Administration of the Republic of Srpska. The training consisted of the following modules: The training was attended by 14 empoyees of Republic’s Tax Administration and was held with a goal to introduce participants to the strategic planning and development … Read more

Diversification of economic activities in rural areas

Together with its partner Erbez Consulting, DevCon took part in lecturing on the subjects related to diversification of economic activities in rural areas at the Agricultural school “Sanus Futurum” nearby Sanski Most. The event was organised for the representatives of Local Agricultural Associations “SLUP” with participation of USAID Development of Sustainable Tourism Project in Bosnia … Read more

Presented Draft Strategic Platform of the City of Doboj

Following the previos common work, a Draft Strategic Platform was presented and discussed with the heads of departments of the City of Doboj. The relevant findings uncover Doboj’s potentials in the area of socio-economic devleopment and environment protection. Among others, Doboj’s location and excellent traffic connections are seen as the main strength for future profiliation … Read more

Round table “How to improve budget transparency?”

Following the finalization of a Study “Analysis of budgatary policies and processes from the angle of budget transparency in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, a Round Table was organised in Hotel “Holiday” Sarajevo on December 6, 2022. The Study was prepared under the Project “Improvement of capacities of CSOs for monitoring of public budgets” funded by EU, … Read more

Technical Assistance in preparation of Strategic Platform of the City of Doboj

The City of Doboj has engaged DevCon for provision of technical assistance in preparation of the City’s Strategic Platform, according to the new legal framework on Strategic Planning and Development Management in the Republic of Srpska. The Strategic Platform represents initial step in preparation of the Development Strategy of the City of Doboj 2023 – … Read more

Midterm evaluation of Smart City project

The project Smart City – Towards the Digital Transformation of Cities in BiH, being implemented between January 2021 and December 2023, has the objective to improve the capacities for digital transformation of local communities in BiH. The project is implemented in collaboration between Association BIT Alliance, two private partners – IT companies Lanaco and DVC … Read more

Support Stanari municipality in preparation of strategic and implementation documents

DevCon was engaged by Stanari municipality to deliver a training on preparation of strategic and implementation documents. The training was held on August 4 and 5, 2022, with a goal to introduce municipal personnel to the key elements, approach and the process of preparation of strategic and implementation documents in the Republic of Srpska enabling … Read more