The City of Poreč organizes agriculture information day that will be held on Monday, 19 December 2016, starting at 18.00 hours at the premises of the Business Incubator in Žbandaj.
The information day is intended for farmers and other interested persons who want to get information on a range of opportunities and support for agriculture from a variety of institutions and funds.
The participants will be presented with the following topics:
Fund for development of agriculture and agro-tourism in Istria
– “Fund for development of agriculture and agro-tourism Istria – funding opportunities in agriculture”
Local action group “Central Istria” (LAG)
– “Opportunities for development of farms through measures of LAG “Central Istria”
Parentium Consulting Ltd.
– “Introduction to funding opportunities for farmers from EU funds -“Rural development program” and other national programs
Information Day is free for all participants but prior registration is required and can be done by phone at 052/634-304 or via a form available on the website of the City of Poreč due to the limited number of participants.
The sweetest festival of the year – Pancake Festival for the third time opens its doors at the Pazin Memorial Home on Saturday 10/12/2016. from 10 to 22:30 hours.
They’re waiting for you:
– Colorful pancakes of different flavors of top pastry chefs and local restaurants,
– Theater, film and music program,
– Children’s playground and a disco for the young ones,
– Quality wines with Vinistra and Pazin cukerančić,
– ‘Sweet shopping’ with discounts in Pazin’s shops with festival ticket;
– ‘Sweet weekend’ with a special offer of pancakes in Pazin’s restaurants and caffes;
and in the end … the concert of The Night Express and S.A.R.S. in a tent on the main square.
Price entrance to the Festival of pancakes – 10.00 kn
Price entrance to the concert Nex and S.A.R.S.’s purchased at the festival is 60 kn (included in the price entrance to the Festival of pancakes)
For more information follow the official Facebook page of the Festival: https://www.facebook.com/events/625047654347358/
“The Application of Modern Technologies in the Advancement of Istria County Agriculture”: Instalation of Professional Agro-meteorological Station
As part of the project “Application of modern technologies in the advancment of Istria County agriculture” the professional agro-meteorological station was installed in Pazin.
Data collected by the station are publicly displayed in a simple interface adapted to the general population on the web page istramet.hr, and are relevant to most of the central Istria, in particular, for Pazin and Žminj. In addition to the basic parameters, users have available data on soil moisture which will significantly facilitate the planning of agricultural labor.
This project is the foundation for further development and expansion of the network of specialized agro-meteorological stations and education of farmers about the possibilities of using available data for rational use of resources in agriculture.
The project whose value is 15,000.00 kn was financed from the funds of the County of Istria.
On December 2 in Pazin’s Memorial Home organized by the Community of family tourism County Chamber Pula and the Administrative Department form Tourism of the Istria County the 3rd Regional Forum of family accommodation of the Istria County took place.
The participants of the Forum had the chance to listen and discuss many issues related to the improvement of their accommodation facilities and were thus among other things presented with training programs for jobs in the tourism industry of the Open University in Pazin, examples of good practice in the business of family accommodation Villa Gašparini , the possibility of financing projects through EU funds, etc.
Furthermore, all participant had the chance to hear all about the initiative for the protection of Pazinski cukerančić and of course to try this delicious pastry. This way it was emphasized the importance of creating an authentic stay based on local specifics and traditional produces, one of which is precisely cukerančić.
With yesterday’s closing conference, officially ended the implementation of the project “New Knowledge for Future Profession” financed from the European Social Fund. The lead partner of the project – Open University Pazin with the help of the partners on the project – LAG Central Istria, AZRRI and Iskop company worked on the development of three new educational programs tailored by the specific needs of the regional labor market – training for business management and maintenance of holiday homes, training for the maintenance of gardens and swimming pools and training for specialist in traditional Istrian cuisine. As part of the project to these programs 36 unemployed trainees from all over the Istrian County were educated for free.
In the expert meeting of Istrian preschools held on 11 of October in kindergarten “Tići” from Vrsar organized by the Institute of Public Health of the Istria County, the presidents of the LAGs form the Istria County: Renato Krulčić -LAG”Central Istria”, Anteo Milos-LAG “North Istria”, “Ezio Pinzan-LAG “South Istria”and Mirela Faraguna in the name of the President of LAG “East Istria” Tulio Demetlika signed a Letter of intent on cooperation on the project “Domestic From an Early Age”. In the name of all the LAGs Renato Krulčić and the director of Public Health Institute of the Istrian Region dr. Aleksandar Stojanovic also signed a Business Cooperation Agreement on cooperation on the same project.
The project “Domestic From an Eary Age” will be implemented within the sub-measure 19.3. Rural Development Programme 2014-2020. The project aims to create a model on increasing the consumption of local products in educational institutions (nurseries, kindergartens and primary schools) in the county, and will include analysis of the current supply of agricultural economy from Istria county and current consumption in educational institutions as well as the interest of all parties involved for further steps in achieving the objectives of the project.
The project also planned workshops and educational lectures intended for culinary staff, educators and teachers, children and parents to raise awareness on the benefits of consuming locally grown food.