Association for Rural Development Local Action Group PRESPA – Resen is organized and acts on the territory of the municipality of Resen and is established as a free association with purpose to create sustainable rural development and socio – economic security, as well as achievement of common goals and interests through informing and educating the local rural population.
The purpose of LAG Prespa is to contribute to rural development in the territory, as well as improving of the quality of life of the population in rural areas through fundraising from various donors and implementation of projects in different areas. LAG Prespa was established within the project “Introduction and implementation of the EU LEADER approach in Pelagonija region (PeLAGonija LEADER)” implemented by the Center for development of Pelagonija region (CDPR) as part of the USAID Small Business Expansion Project, managed by Corporation CARANA. Founders of the LAG are members of the public, private and civil sector in the municipality of Resen.
The territory of the LAG Prespa is identical to the Municipality of Resen. According to the list of rural areas and rural communities, Resen is completely rural (less than 30,000 inhabitants). The territory of the LAG Prespa is bordering with the municipalities of Ohrid, Demir Hisar and Bitola, while to the south it borders with Albania and Greece. The territory of the LAG Prespa is in Prespa valley and covers an area of 739 km2 divided into land with 562 km2 and 177 km2 of water.
Association for Rural Development
Local Action Group PRESPA – Resen
str. „29 Noemvri“ 55