Socio-economic development strategy of Gagauzia – discussed at Comrat

IDIS Viitorul experts presented, on February 8, the Socio-economic development strategy of Gagauzia. In preparing the document, with the support of the authorities and Executive Committee of Gagauzia meetings, discussion panels and workshops on areas were organized and businessmen were interviewed. This activity is carried out with the financial assistance of the European Union within the program "Support to agriculture and rural development in Gagauzia and Taraclia" (SARD), implemented by the United Nations Development Program through IDIS “Viitorul”.

 "The document is important for Gagauzia while establishing priorities and directions of development and which areas the region should focus on. Only analytical information on the situation in the region includes 240 pages, divided into 14 topics”, explained the expert, Viorel Chivriga.

In his view, the strategy aims to create jobs, attract foreign investment, economic development and raising the living standards of citizens.

"IDIS Viitorul was involved in drafting the previous strategy of socio-economic development of Gagauzia for 2009-2015. The new document, developed in close cooperation with the authorities in Comrat is more complex and covers important areas for the development of Gagauzia and increase the welfare of citizens in the region for the period 2017-2022", said Liubomir Chiriac, Vice-director of IDIS “Viitorul”

The document was developed for a period of five years and focuses on: sustainable use of natural resources, human resources and social sector development, ensuring sustainable economic growth in the region, territorial branding and promoting the image of Gagauzia.

For more details, please contact the Press officer, Victor Ursu at or by phone 069 017 396.

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