FairDeal – Short supply-chain platform for local artisan products in the CBC area

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FairDeal Project

Full project name: Fair Deal – Short supply – chain platforms for local artisan and agriculture products in the CBC area ; Acronym: FairDeal

Source of funding: Cross-Border Cooperation Program “INTERREG V-A Romania-Bulgaria 2014-2020”, Priority Axis 4: A Qualified and Inclusive Region; Specific objective 4.1 Promoting the integration of the cross-border region in terms of employment and labor mobility.

Date of signing: 08.06.2017

Duration: 33 months

Project budget amount: 572 533.62 euro for all partners / Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo, leading partner – 324 592.17 euro /, Bilateral Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce, National Theater “Marin Sorescu” Craiova, “Dimanche Association” Craiova, Romania

Annexes to the contract up to reporting date: N/A

Payment requests issued within the reporting period: N/A

Project Activities

  • Agricultural and craft fairs

    Conducting of agricultural and craft fairs in Veliko Tarnovo and Craiova as a traditional form of promotion and marketing.

  • Support for businesses through marketing

    The project aims to stimulate entrepreneurship of small and medium-sized businesses in the cross-border region through innovative marketing of local agricultural and craft products.

  • Tradition and innovation as one

    Integrating the tradition with the proposed innovative approach will contribute to wider opportunities and higher efficiency of regional small and medium-sized businesses.

  • Organization of events

    It is planned to organize events with the participation of reference industrial chambers and representative business organizations from the Danube region.

Team and Agenda

By Order No. RD 22-955 / 09.06.2017 the Mayor of the Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo has assigned a project management team with regulated obligations and responsibilities, according to the approved project proposal by the MA of the INTERREG V-A Romania-Bulgaria Program 2014-2020.

Through the information system e-MS INTERREG V-A is presented information on the time schedule of costs, their verification and recovery with the “Expense Plan and Recovery Plan” introduced as of 30.09.2017. in MS INTERREG V-A.

Information system е-MS INTERREG V-A
Visit the webpage: Here

Contact us for further information on the project:


FairDeal information,

Veliko Tarnovo Municipality


Pavel Hristov,

Project Manager


Directorate “Projects and Programs”, Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo

FairDeal and innovative business and marketing solutions

Publicly presented at two large farm bazaars – in Veliko Tarnovo and Craiova, Romania

Nearly 40 artists of Veliko Tarnovo presented the richness of Bulgarian crafts in Craiova, Romania. Masters from the Samovodska Charshia in the Old Capital and their colleagues from the whole region participated in a bazaar for craftsmen, held on October 20 and 21 in the Romanian city. In front of the locals, they showed handmade souvenirs, knits, handicrafts and more. The Masters of the Charshia presented traditional crafts, including: carving, cookery, tanning, ceramics, ceramics, etc. With authentic costumes the ladies from the Sadyanka workshop were dressed, who dedicated the visitors to the secrets of embroidering and knitting.

Representatives of businesses and various organizations in Craiova presented their first-ever e-commerce platform for FairDeal craft craft virtual stores.

FairDeal - Tradition and Innovation in Photos