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Marking the beginning of the project demining and searching of agricultural land in Lika - Senj County

19.02.2016

In the presence of the Minister of Agriculture Davor Romi, County Prefect of Lika - Senj County Milan Koli, CROMAC Director Draen Jakopec and representatives of the contractor companies Istraiva Ltd. Nutar, on February 19, 2016 the beginning of the implementation of the project demining and searching of agricultural land in Lika-Senj County was marked, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development within the sub-measure 5.2. Rural Development Programme.

Lika-Senj County was awarded with 46.051.547,00 kuna for the sub-measure 5.2. "Support for the investment in the restoration of agricultural land and production potential that was damaged by natural disasters, adverse climatic conditions and catastrophic events", and operation 5.2.2. "Demining of agricultural land".

Search and /or demining of mine contaminated agricultural land will be carried out in the municipalities of Perui and Donji Lapac, and the cities of Otoac and Perui, of the total area of 6.8 square kilometers.


The expected result of this project is the demining of agricultural land and its return to the community for usage, thus allowing its use for agricultural production, with aim for the economic development of the area.

European Union through the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development participates in the financing of the project of demining agricultural land with 85% share, and the Republic of Croatia with 15% share.

With CROMAC's Mine Action Plan for 2016 the implementation of the project of demining agricultural land in Lika-Senj County is planned within the current year when the search / demining of additional 11.3 square kilometers of agricultural land is also expected .

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