On August 22, 2018, at the headquarters of the Solidarity Fund PL in Moldova took place the second working meeting of the Local Implementation Team of the “USAID LEADER Activity” project. The meeting aimed to analyze the first implementation stage – the Fact Finding Mission, and to plan the next steps of Local Action Groups creating process.
During August, the team conducted the Fact Finding Mission – observation visits in 5 Territorial Partnerships out of 6, and will be continued in the remaining rural localities.
The first LAGs working sessions are planned for September 2018. The local experts and facilitators teams will inform the participants about the LEADER approach, the program objectives and the eligibility criteria of future LAG members. Also, the results of the Fact Finding Mission’s territorial visits will be presented, and the following activities will be discussed.
Representatives of the public, private and business sectors of the participating localities are invited to the territorial partnership sessions. The process is open and transparent and any interested and active person can participate.