Public Consultations – Development Strategy of the Federation of BiH 2021 – 2027

Tuzla, March 03, 2020- The first gathering related to public consultations in the process of creation of Federation of BiH Development Strategy 2021-2027 was held in Tuzla. The public consultations were organized in cooperation with representatives of Tuzla and Posavina Cantons.

Representatives of the cantonal institutions, as well as the respective municipalities, then the representatives of the academic and business community from the region, representatives of civil society, youth and media, discussed the content of the Draft of the Development Strategy.

Present citizens emphasized the need for the road infrastructure construction to connect the region with other parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as other states, as the most important for further development of the region. The problem of our society is that young educated people are leaving the country since they do not see thier future in a country of unstabile political, economic and social environment. In addition the the number of young people leaving, there is a significant fall in the birth rate.

Citizens expect the policy creators to stimulate positive socio economic actions, to make this country comfortable and atractive for their life.


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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