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The Economic Impact Assessment (EIA) report presents an overview of the current state of the BiH economy, with an emphasis on the economic situation of vulnerable social groups and industry-level consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The objective of this rapid assessment is to identify the impact of the COVID-19 containment measures such as quarantine, closing of businesses and the disruption of global supply chains on the BiH economy as well as business sector responses to this shock. Finally, the objective is to identify options to address such impact for the private sector. Particular attention is paid to SMEs, export-oriented companies, as well as those in the services sector and agriculture/food production. The assessment report is intended to inform relevant stakeholders for the purpose of their response and recovery interventions to help minimize the negative impacts on companies, institutions, communities and the society.
This publication documented various stories of project activists / supported during the implementation of the first phase of the MZ project (2015-2019). The publication contains reviews and experiences of those who work daily to improve their community through socially inclusive and gender-sensitive approaches.