STUDIES REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION STAGE OF THE LOCAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY LEADER AT THE "COLINELE OLTENIEI" LOCAL ACTION GROUP (LAG)
The Local Action Group (LAG) is represented by a form of partnership established in a rural territory that brings together representatives of the public, private and civil society sectors in that territory, created with the aim of implementing LEADER methods, receiving funding based on the Strategy of Local Development developed previously and authorized by the responsible
Management Authority, the amount of the allocated amount being established according to the area of the LAG territory and the number of inhabitants. The Local Action Group "Colinele Oltenia" is located, from a geographical point of view, in the south-western part of Romania and is part, from an administrative point of view, of the South-West Oltenia Development Region and consists of a total of 17 localities. During the analyzed period, a number of 22 projects were submitted to the "Colinele Olteniei" LAG, with a total eligible value of 1,479,187.5 euros, of which only 16 projects were contracted with an eligible value a total of 993,944.14 euros, where the Agency for the Financing of Rural Investments paid to the beneficiaries 157,875 euros from the total sum of 993,944.14 euros, which represents the total support related to the projects declared eligible and
for which financing contracts were signed.