Regional Development Agency Međimurje REDEA Ltd. was founded in 2004 by the Medjimurje County, with the aim to support the process of sustainable development in Međimurje. REDEA is the legal successor of The Međimurje Entrepreneurial Center (MPC), founded in 1998, who has been providing support to SMEs and farmers (business plans, assistance in lending). Being granted candidate status for EU membership in 2004, Croatia opened up the opportunity to withdraw funds from the EU pre-accession funds.
REDEA was established as a company in the public domain and is funded by the Međimurje county as the founder and sole owner, and is accredited as a regional coordinator for Međimurje County (according to the Regional Development Act of the Republic of Croatia).
As a regional coordinator REDEA provide professional assistance to regional development of Međimurje with commitment and enthusiasm. Development is the key word for REDEA. REDEA enables strategic planning as a precondition for focused development, including: economic development, agriculture and rural development as well as human resources development. REDEA encourage constructive suggestions and respect different viewpoints and interests. Strong work ethic and aspiring for excellence as well as taking up challenges and using creativity in problem solving are what distinguish us.
TRansition paths to sUstainable legume-based systems in Europe (TRUE) has received funding from the
European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 727973