The Fifth Meeting of the Cantonal Practitioners Network

Organized by UNDP and the Federal Development Planning Institute, in the period from 08 to 10 November 2017, the fifth meeting of the Cantonal Practitioners Network was held in Siroki Brijeg. It brought together experts working directly on strategic planning, development management and implementation of development projects in the cantons.

The host in Široki Brijeg was Zdenko Ćosić, president of the Government of West Herzegovina Canton. On this occasion, the experience in the development planning and implementation of the project of this Canton was presented. With the aim to exchange new experiences and create new partnerships, a visit was organized to the Split-Dalmatia County, to Blaženko Boban, Prefect, and RERA Development Agency, where the development experiences of the Split-Dalmatia County were shared with the delegation from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

At the end of the meeting the participants discussed the implementation of the Law on Development Planning and Development Management in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The next meeting of this network, which should be held in mid 2018 in Gorazde, was announced.

FBiH in numbers

Indicator 2014 2013 2012 2011
Unemployment rate - poll 29,5 28,6 28,3 25,6
Unemployment rate - administrative 48,5 48,2 48,1 45,0
GDP in mil. KM 16.150 15.150 15.250 16.850
Inflation in % 2,0 2,5 3,6 1,2
The most developed canton in FBiH KS KS ZHK ZDK
Average net wage in FBiH 825 820 819 798
Natural increase in FBiH -580 150 -208 -350

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