CROATIA

National Contact Point

Name
IRENA GEORGIEVSKI

Email
irena.georgievski@mps.hr

Institution
Ministry of Agriculture
Department for International Cooperation

The BIOEAST Initiative’s National Contact Point (NCP) is the Ministry of Agriculture. One of the NCP’s main roles at national level is to interact and coordinate the national views with other bioeconomy related ministries.

Description

The Ministry of Agriculture is the central public administrative authority for agriculture and forestry, food processing industry, rural development and fishery.
Main task areas related to RDI and the bioeconomy:
Sustainable agricultural holdings; Sustainable food production taking into account ongoing climate change; Sustainable forest management; Sustainable economic development of agricultural holdings; Sustainable management of natural resources; Efficient energy use in agricultural holdings.

Relevant details regarding the bioeconomy

JRC Bioeconomy KC – https://datam.jrc.ec.europa.eu/datam/mashup/BIOECONOMICS/index.html
Bio-based Industry Consortium – Country Report: https://www.bbi-europe.eu/sites/default/files/Croatia.pdf
BBI JU Country Fact Sheets – https://www.bbi-europe.eu/sites/default/files/Croatia.pdf

Nation bioeconomy hub of Croatia is available at the following link

BIOECONOMY-RELATED PROJECTS

BE-Rural – Bio-based strategies and roadmaps for enhanced rural and regional development in the EU CELEBio project aims at strengthening the enabling environment for bio-based businesses in eight countries of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe.