Regional Agency for Entrepreneurship and Innovations - Varna (RAPIV)

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Specific Objective Sustainable Territories
Country Bulgaria
Organization/ Entity Regional Agency for Entrepreneurship and Innovations - Varna (RAPIV)
First Name Dimitar
Last Name Radev
Address Asparuhovo quarter, Malka Chaika vicinity, P.O. Box 87, 9003 Varna, Bulgaria
Contact Phone 00359 52383700
Specific problem to be addressed Varna is situated on the board of the Black Sea. It is an important administrative, educational, cultural and economic center, with 5 universities, research and science institutes, etc. Varna’s population is about 348 000 inhabitants. The last years the region faces the consequences of extreme weather conditions such as floods, erosion, heat waves, etc. Main priority for the region is takingmeasures and exchanging good experience in the sphere of climate change adaptation.
Main project activities planned RAPIV would be a reliable partner in projects concerning climate change adaptation. We can proivde assistance in the process of project preparation, being experienced in this area and having a data base of good practices and innovative measures concerning climate change adaptation. RAPIV has built a network of stakeholders at regional and national level interested in this problem.
State you area of expertise/ interest RAPIV is a NGO in public benefit. Our main goal is stimulating regional economic growth and sustainable development. RAPIV has great experience in projects concerning climate change adaptation. Up to now we have 2 successful projects in this area which resulted in exchange of good European practices, developed proposals for the implementation of measures in the regional and local strategic documents. The organization has broad experience in EU projects – 32 successfully realized up to now.