LAG Babička Gora
The example results of LAG development and planning SRL which are being expected, are referring primarily on defined area and the number of residents. LAG should have 83 active villages with three territorial entirety - The city of Leskovac and Municipality of Vlasotince and Gadžin Han, totally area of 600 km² with its population of 12,000 habitantes.
The secondary results are referring on priorities which are made by partners and they are:
Development of infrastructure - built over 100 km road network, 200 km of water and utility network, the introduction of electric power and making electric substations.
Development of economy - increased and developed agriculture, certified agricultural products, finalized, branded, classified, certified and ranked food commodities for domestic and world market, introduced systems for irrigation, introduced modern agri mechanical methods for agricultural treatment, built mini refrigerators, driers and purchase stations.
Development of tourism - establishing and strengthening tourist organization, enrichment the offer of accommodation capacities, organized accommodation, transport and visiting tour destinations (museums, archaeological sites, ethno villages, churches, monasteries, sports fields, festivals, fairs etc).
Conservation of life environment and managing of junks - regulation recovery of savage landfills, cleaning river's coast and creeks, production capacities for processing wastewaters, afforestation, conservation of fish and hunting found, protecting territories of great importance, right regulation junks, using renewable sources of energy.
Development and advancing mutually relations, public and state sector and local communities - establishing better and efficient cooperation with all local and republic institutions, work transparently and orientation toward citizens and solving common challenges.
During the 2013. We are planning the first phase of rural development where we could provide basics conditions for further activities- first of all, building and recovering road network, then introduction of water and sewerage systems. Our main target is to move local communities and rural habitants through the programs of ensuring elementary conditions for living and working such as roads, water and electric power. We are wanting to raise level of agricultural manufacturing with extensive to intensive by introducing irrigation system, new cultivable areas, advisory services and using Agrotechnical measures. In parallel to these activities we want to create a little manufacturers who will join in cooperative places in order to be competitions on market place and provide additional investments for their domestic's works. At the moment there is 25% of the unemployed habitants, 3000. relatively capable workers. The key result and indicator of success are 1000 work peoples, thereby the poverty has been reduced by one third.
During the 2014 we are planning the second phase of rural development, which it consist of continuing economic and business success of the first phase. The closer cooperation with local and other institutions is going to build on the success from 2013 foundation year as the largest initiative until now.
In this phase we would provide largest resources for agricultural development and capacities for finalizing agricultural goods through building mini refrigerators, driers, dairy farms etc. We want to hire 1000 people more in this phase.
During the Year 2015, we are planning to carry out a third, the final phase of rural development toward SRL which we built it. It consider fulfillment employment all work capable people on LAG territory, thereby poverty will eradicate completely and will open one road toward citizen biological recovery. We would convey all experiences and knowledge to the new members who will be part of the new and expanded territory LAG, following with modifying and advancing strategy of rural development.