• Romsko_preduzetnistvo_Cover.jpgDate start 30.01.2017.Research

    Roma Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Perspectives

    The Roma are the largest and most vulnerable ethnic group in the Republic of Serbia. According to the census, there are around u 150,000 Roma living in Serbia, and the number is estimated at around 600,000. Roma in Serbia face numerous problems, including a more difficult access to the labour market. According to the data from the 2011 Census, only 28% of the Roma belong to the economically active category, of which 41% are employed and 16% have their own business. Between June and December 2016, the Institute for Territorial Economic Development (InTER) and Yurom Centre conducted the research "Roma Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Perspectives“ aimed at learning about the characteristics of Roma entrepreneurs, the specifics imposing burdens on business operations of Roma entrepreneurs, and offering policy solutions which would try to overcome the identified problems. The research was implemented with support provided by the Open Society Institute Budapest Foundation.

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  • Sume_na_Kosovu_bogatstvo_koje_nestaje.jpgDate start 13.12.2016.Policy papers

    Forests in Kosovo - a Dissappearing Resource

    Forests are one of the most important economic resources in Kosovo, and their protection is very important for sustainable development of rural environments. On the other hand, the problem of logging is a systematic problem since only 7% of forests are cut in accordance with the law. Within the project “Policy Dialogue for Environmental Protection and Development Action" implemented by InTER with financial support from the EU Office in Kosovo, we are publishing a brief analysis of the problem of forest protection in Kosovo, including recommendations for improvement of the related policy.

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  • 2016_Klasteri_desetak_godina_kasnije_1_1_page_001.jpgDate start 16.11.2016.Research

    Clusters ten years later - Analysis of effects of the Cluster Development Support Programmes in Serbia 2007-2015

    Cluster Development Support Programme is the longest national programme in the promotion of competitiveness, started in 2007. It was developed with the goal to contribute to a better productivity and competitiveness of companies through clusters, and to promote and develop cooperation between companies and entrepreneurs and R&D organisations. InTER has conducted the analysis of the Programme's results for the period 2007 - 2015, with the goal to provide an overview of effects in relation to the defined objectives, and initiate a discussion about further directions for support to cluster development in Serbia.

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  • KFOS_FINAL.jpgDate start 03.10.2016.Research

    Financial aid impact in the North Kosovo after the Brussels Agreement – do we live better?

    Institute for Territorial Economic Development (InTER) present the study "Do we live better?", which is developed as a result of the research within the project "Impact of investments in the North Kosovo after the Brussels Agreement – do we live better". The project was implemented in cooperation with RTV Mir from Leposavic, and funded by the Kosovo Foundation for Open Society (KFOS). The study includes a comprehensive analysis of funds that were researched (Fund for the Development of North Kosovo, EU financial assistance and assistance to municipalities from the budget of the Government of Kosovo), with conclusions and recommendations for representatives of local self-government units in North Kosovo, the Government of Kosovo and European Union.

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