Social inclusion of Roma through biodynamic agriculture

Increasing the employability of Roma minority in Međimurje County and contributing to their social inclusion through creating a stimulating environment for labor integration and long-term employment.

Program: Human Resources Development

Support: Europeam union through IPA Program

Lead partner: Autonomous center – ACT (ACT Group today)

Partners: Association Rainbow Plus; Center for Social Care Čakovec; Croatian Employment Service – Regional Office Čakovec

Budget: 132.818,57 €

IPA HRD OP cofinancing: 119.536,71 €

Duration: 01.08.2013. – 01.08.2014.

Main result: 21 members of the Roma community educated for the biodynamic production of vegetables, fruits and collection and cultivation of medicinal herbs, 15 of them finished a quarterly practice. At the end of the project, the Social Agricultural Cooperative Home Garden was established and fundamentally equipped.