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BARDA - Bulgarian Association of Regional Development Agencies and Business Centres

  • BARDA - Bulgarian Association of Regional Development Agencies and Business Centres

    BARDA is the only decentralized non-government umbrella organisation of independent RDAs and business centres in Bulgaria whose activities are focused mainly on the development of the regional economies and the SME sector. BARDA was established in 1997 by 7 RDAs and now has 20 members – agencies situated in all regions of Bulgaria. BARDA cooperates with ministries, state agencies, foreign donors, other public and private organizations on the design and implementation of the regional development policy, SME support and economy restructuring. BARDA members work in concert with economic development strategies of regions and participates in regional development policy making. BARDA activities contribute to the development of the civil society, science and technologies in Bulgaria.