Breaf description of Põlva County Partnership Board

Number of local action group members: 47
Territory: 1425,7 km²
Population of the territory: 19 741 

Põlva County Partnership Board was established in the framework of programme of partnership of South-East Estonia in April 2001, being the first partnership working on the principles of LEADER.

The main aims of our strategy are the following:
1) enhancement of rural areas by supporting entrepereneurs (investments, know-how etc)
2) developing communities and community services
3) upkept and safe environment

There are 8 board members and 3 employees working daily – a manager, project coordinator and a book-keeper.

In case of interest, please contact the project coordinator Rahel Lillemäe,