Publications

  • Possibilities of Using Biomass from Forestry and Wood Industry in Bosnia and HerzegovinaDec 12, 2014
    The objective of this study is to analyze indicators of available quantities of wood biomass...

  • National Human Development Report - 2007Oct 3, 2013
    This is the sixth National Human Development Report produced for Bosnia and Herzegovina, examining a topical human development issue. This year the report analyses the different facets and causes of social exclusion in BiH and provides recommendations for promoting social inclusion. The concept of social inclusion, which is at the heart of EU social policy-making, is very much congruent with both the human development and the human rights-based approaches to socio-economic development. These approaches draw upon economic and social rights analyses and take into account all entitlements relevant for enlarging the choices of individuals to live a decent and meaningful life. In addition, they share a common concern about equity, non-discrimination and inclusive participation.

  • The Ties that Bind - 2009Oct 3, 2013
    The report delves into the positive and negative effects of social capital for broader processes of democratisation and social cohesion. The research examines membership of clubs, societies, organisations and associations in BiH, or ‘associational life.’ On the positive side, civil society is observed as providing the basis for more bridging and diverse social ties and, as such, is more inclusive. Strengthening associational life in BiH would help to overcome some of the more significant social cleavages.

  • A Million Voices: The World We WantJan 18, 2012
    This report synthesizes the results of an unprecedented global consultation led by the United Nations that has involved more than 1 million people across all countries and from all backgrounds. A special effort was made to reach out to the poor, the marginalized and others whose voices are not usually heard. Modern communications technology, the mobilization of UN agencies and the exceptional enthusiasm of countless volunteers made this unique endeavour possible. Through this exercise, the United Nations was determined to tap into the spirit of the first words of its founding C harter: “We the Peoples”.

  •  Empowering Lives, Building Resilience Empowering Lives, Building ResilienceDec 12, 2013
    This publication features success stories from countries where UNDP support has resulted in transformative changes, including by fostering the growth of institutional and human capacities.

  • The StraTraining Strategy for Local Self-Government Employees in the Republika Srpska 2011 - 2015tegy for Local Self-Government Employees in the Republika Srpska 2011-2015Jan 17, 2011
    The RS Training Strategy for Local Self-Government Employees (2011-2015) is a policy document adopted by the RS Association of Municipalities and Cities and the RS Government that demonstrated their commitment to a systematic and sustainable approach to local government capacity development.

  • Industry of the indigenous dairy products in Bosnia and HerzegovinaFeb 21, 2011
    Bosnia and Herzegovina has a great potential in agriculture and food processing sector given its numerous favourable conditions such as large areas of agricultural land, suitable climate, and high-quality water. These are further supported by the fact that Bosnia and Herzegovina has large grazing surfaces, which is a precondition for an intensive livestock breeding as a branch of agriculture.

  • The FBiH Training Strategy for Local Self-Government EmployeesJun 26, 2012
    The FBiH Training Strategy for Local Self-Government Employees (2011 - 2015) is a key policy document adopted by the FBiH Association of Municipalities and Cities and the FBiH Government, which demonstrates their commitment to a systematic and sustainable approach to local government capacity development. The Strategy draws the path towards efficient and professional local administrations that provide quality services to the citizens and effectively manage local development processes, by continuously investing in and upgrading knowledge and skills of their employees and elected officials via the local government training system.

  • Guidelines for Fruit Juices, Fruit Nectars and Similar ProductsGuidelines for Fruit Juices, Fruit Nectars and Similar ProductsFeb 21, 2011
    The new Rulebook on fruit juices, fruit nectars and related products (Official Gazette of BiH No. 87/08) is now in effect in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The new Rulebook enables the producers from Bosnia and Herzegovina an equal footing with producers from the EU and the neighbouring countries, as well as importers of soft drinks to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • Guidebook on food safety for primary producersFeb 21, 2011
    Consumers of food as its end users have the right to know that the food they eat is approved and safe. Foodborne illnesses are very dangerous and can affect not only the consumers but the entire food industry, tourism and catering industry, in addition to adverse effects on the volume of production of primary producers which are ultimately reflected on the revenues and the overall economy of a country. It is therefore important to focus on educating the primary producers about the reasons for and ways to produce safe and quality food.