ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH ENABLING ACCESS TO INVESTMENT AREAS

The project „Enterprise development through making investment areas of the Municipality of Lubaczów accessible and the recultivation of degraded areas of Yavoriv and Novyi Rozdil districts” is implemented within the Cross-border Cooperation Programme Poland-Belarus-Ukraine 2007-2013.
Duration – 2 years, from December 2013.
Project partners: Lubaczów Municipality (Poland), City Council of Novyi Rozdil (Ukraine), Yavoriv Raion Council (Ukraine), and Institute of Regional Development (Lviv, Ukraine), Commune Lubaczów (Poland).

Total budget EUR 4430017,57.

The main objective of the project:
Creating suitable conditions for enterprise development in borderland areas of Poland and Ukraine.

Specific objective:
• Making the investment areas of the Municipality and Gmina of Lubaczów attractive and accessible through building and modernization of technical and communication infrastructure.
• Making the investment areas of Yavoriv Raion and the Town of Novyi Rozdil accessible through recultivation of post-industrial (sulphur mining) areas.
• Stimulating enterprise development in borderland areas by producing enterprise development policy and other relevant documents, setting up and building capacity of the enterprise development institutions.

Results:
• Infrastructure in the investment area of the town of Lubaczуw (Lubaczуw subzone) – road and road infrastructure constructed and water and sewer infrastructure installed.
• Recultivated areas – in Yavoriv (40 ha) and Novyi Rozdil (46,4 ha).
• Concepts and business plans – planning and strategic documents for investment areas, business plans of industrial parks in Yavoriv and Novyi Rozdil.
• Established local development institutions – local economic development agencies in Lubaczуw, Novyi Rozdil and Yavoriv.
• Training seminars for staff of local authorities and representatives of local NGOs.
• Specialized business training seminars on economic zones, investor relations, public-private partnerships for local authorities, NGOs and business support organizations.
• Cross-border Polish-Ukrainian network of industrial parks areas.