Activities of KENAKAP S.A.
KENAKAP S.A. has significant experience in managing and coordinating rural development programs, environmental programs, etc. Specifically, the institution has implemented the following programs:
CIP LEADER I
Local program LEADER I of Kalambaka-Pyli, total budget 8,56 m€, constitutes an innovative program of local development, based in the new approaches of European Union for completed intervention in the rural/delayed regions with important increase of competences, in regard of planning and stabilizing the interventions, in the local society (Local Team of Action).
The operational plan of the program LEADER 1992-1996, forecasted simultaneous sectoral interventions in all the focuses of economic activities of the region, aiming at the completed and effective confrontation phenomena of developmental delay the so-called "unfavorable regions".
CIP LEADER II
Community Initiative program LEADER II, of a total budget 10,87 m€. Basically, is the continuation of LEADER I and it was carried out from 1997 up to 2001. Via this program KENAKAP S.A. was given the opportunity to advance in the implementation of the objectives and his strategy for the local development.
CIP LEADER +
Community Initiative program LEADER+, of a total budget 7,40 m€, is currently implemented by KENAKAP S.A..
Operational Program Environment (Program EPPER): «Protection and management of mountainous ecosystems Aspropotamou-Koziaka»
TRIKALA DEVELOPMENT AGENCY KENAKAP S.A. submitted a proposal to the MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT PLANNING AND PUBLIC WORKS, in the Operational Program of Environment (EPPER-Operational Environment Protection Programme), that concerned administrative interventions of protection and appointment of environment and actions of sensitization and briefing of local population on the value and importance of natural environment of the wider mountainous region Aspropotamou-Koziaka. Program EPPER strengthens regions, that are included based on the Direction 92/43/EOK in the Program of Ecotopes of Greece and requires special environmental protection. Has already been proposed the integration of these regions in the Network NATURE 2000 (NATURA 2000) of the European Union.
Community Initiative «EMPLOYMENT»- Axis «YOUTHSTART»
The Ministry of Labour selected a proposal for the Community Initiative «EMPLOYMENT» - focus «YOUTHSTART» with a sum of 445.542,00 €. The proposal with the title: «PAN: New activities, new professions for mountainous regions for the promotion of alternative forms of tourism in tripartite SPORTS – CULTURE - TOURISM», was implemented during the period 1997-1999.
Program LEONARDO DA VINCI
With the14934/14-11-1997 decision of European Commission of EU (General Direction XXII), it was officially announced the approval of the proposal, that KENAKAP. S.A had submitted in March 1997 in the scope of program LEONARDO DA VINCI.
The proposal of KENAKAP S.A. was among the 92 proposals that were finally approved, the total of the 1981 proposals that was submitted in the European Committee. The total sum that was approved amounts in 183.420,00 €, with co-financing by EU at 75% and it was implemented during the years 1998-2000.
The approved program of KENAKAP S.A. constitutes a pilot drawing that is included in the Meter « Innovation in the professional training for workpeople», with the title of «Designing of innovative educational material in alternative forms of tourism» and has as an object the acquisition of new faculties via the continuing professional training. The final convention between KENAKAP S.A. and European Committee was signed in April 1998.
Pilot Program of Information of-Endorsement of rural population of Thessaly
In 1999 a proposal of Thessalian Developmental Companies was approved by the Region of Thessaly that implemented programs within the frameworks of CIP LEADER II in Thessaly and was financed by the Regional Operation Programme of Thessaly with 35 million drs., with the title «Net of Information and Support of rural population of Thessaly».This pilot program that concerns in action of Information, Encouragement and Support of rural population will be coordinated locally by the Regional Thessalian Network of Developmental Companies and includes the Developmental Companies:
· Developmental of Karditsa (ANKA S.A).
· Centre of Development of Kalambaka - Pyli (KENAKAP S.A.)
· Company of Development of Pilion S.A.
· Developmental of Elassona S.A.
Aim of Network will be the Information/Briefing and the Technical Support in the following objects:
· the biological agriculture.
· the agro environmental regulation 2078/92
· the quality agro food Products
· the new organizational structures in the rural space (Producers Groups according to regulations 2200/96, 2201/96, 2077/92, Interprofessional Organizations)
Objective of pilot program is for the network of information and support of rural population of Thessaly to be created, so that is improved the flow of information and are undertaken initiatives in local level for the development of countryside. KENAKAP SA has undertaken the organization of informative events in entire the prefecture Trikala.
Technical Support of Municipality of Kalampaka for the work of «Net of sewages and Biological Cleaning»
KENAKAP S.A. provided services of technical support in the Municipality Kalampaka, in it’s effort to have approved the financing of work of «Net of sewages and Biological Cleaning» from the Fund of Cohesion of community. The work was finally approved with budget 2,7 billions. Drs and KENAKAP S.A. has undertaken the secretarial and technical support of Municipality of Kalampaka, during the implementation of work.
Technical Support of 9th SP for the work of «Study of completed system of management of wastes»
KENAKAP S.A. provided services of technical support in the 9th SP, in it’s effort to have approved the financing of «Study of completed system of management of wastes» by the MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT PLANNING AND PUBLIC WORKS. The work was finally approved with budget 8million drs. and KENAKAP S.A. was found in the stage of development of study with base Programmatic Convention that was signed by the Regional Administration of Trikala and the 9th SP.
Activity of Centre of Professional Training (KEK) «Stagon»
KENAKAP S.A. in collaboration with the Labor-clerical Centre of Kalampaka, proceeded in the establishment of "CENTRE OF PROFESSIONAL TRAINING", according to the conditions that places the new circular of application of Ministry of Work on the implementation of programs of training. Aim of KEK will be the implementation of programs of training that is forecasted to be financed from the 2nd Community Frame of Support. The certified K.E.K implemented vocational training seminars at the period 1995-2005, part-financed from European Social Fund (ESF), the Ministry of labor and other institutions.
The K.E.K is activated in the Region of Thessaly, while the subjects of seminars of training cover the primary sector as well as the sectors of tourism, environment and services. Objective of seminars will be the training of unemployed as much as of professionals and workers.
Integrated Programs for Rural Development
Integrated Programs for Rural Development marked a new approach to rural development policy, which is territorially based, integrated and participative. It encourages the implementation of integrated, high-quality, original strategies for sustainable development with final objective the reconstruction of countryside. The objectives of this policy are economic, social and cultural development of countryside, in such a way that will ensure economic self-reliance, environmental protection and conservation cultural heritage.
Programme “HOME CARE”
KENAKAP S.A. in collaboration with 8 local municipalities implement the program “HOME CARE” in the framework of the Regional Operational Program of Thessaly which is co-financed 75% from the European Social Fund (E.S.F.) and 25% from National resources.
OBJECTIVES - AIMS : The Units of « HOME CARE » were created to provide support to the elderly and diS.A.bled. These Units will also undertake the task to nurse and care the elderly and lonely people that require help at home.
Local Initiatives of Employment for the Integrated Programs for Rural Development
KENAKAP S.A. in the frame of the Regional Operational Program (R.O.P.) “THESSALIA” 2000-2006, Axis 2 “Rural Development”, implements the program Measure 2.9. «Special Actions of Rural Development - European Social Found ".
Local Employment Strategy for Western Thessaly – Improving Skills, Joining Forces
KENAKAP S.A. in the frame of the European Social Fund -Article 6: Creating innovative solutions through pilot projects is implementing the project: Local Employment Strategy for West Thessaly.
The basic aim of the Local Employment Strategy for West Thessaly is to develop a model which will keep the connection between the European and national policy taking into consideration the local conditions of employment, and will create activation conditions of local society for attendance in the planning of strategy.
Completed Interventions in Favour of Women “ThesS.A.ly Drawing Equality NET”
KENAKAP S.A. in the frame of the Operational Program “Employment and Professional Training” Axis 5 "Improvement of Access and Attendance of Women in the labour market", implements the program Measure 5.3: "Completed Interventions in favour of women".
The Completed Action Plan entitled "THESSALY DRAWING EQUALITY.NET is implemented by 18 collaborating institutions of the Region of Thessaly.
Local Initiatives of Employment for Unemployed & Special Social Teams
KENAKAP S.A. within the framework of the Regional Operational Program (R.O.P.) “THESSALIA” 2000-2006, Axis 5 “Human Resources”, implements the program Measure 5.2 "Local Initiatives of Employment for unemployed and special social groups – Local Pacts of Employment".
OBJECTIVES - AIMS: We aim via advisory in the strengthening, in the information, in the encouragement of unemployed, as well as in the activation and sensitisation of all social groups, so that is to achieved social and labour incorporation of individuals that are threatened with social exclusion.
CIP EQUAL “Mountain League – Agricultural Entrepreneurship in Pindos Area
The overall objective of the project is the encouragement and the support of entrepreneurship of farmers in the mountainous and remote areas of Pindos in order to create sustainable agricultural units that would produce quality products. The specific objectives are: a) the information and awareness raising of the target group and the population of the area on the prospective for the development of sustainable agricultural business initiatives, the organic products and the quality products, b) the foundation of permanent local structures that will support entrepreneurship at the agriculture sector, c) the establishment of local volunteer networks that would support the target group d) the creation of pilot agricultural enterprises from the target group – integrated organic farms, d) the mobilisation of local population and local agents for the production of quality products, the hygiene and Safety of consumers and the concept of sustainable local development.
CIP EQUAL “SIGLISIS – Innovative Social & Employment Policies Implemented by Local Government
Main target of the project is the improvement of integration and reintegration socially vulnerable persons and groups, into the labor market. The special goals of the project concern the supportive services offered by the Local Authorities and aim at: - Improvement and modernization of services, so that their stuff will become more exploited and their function more effective- Improvement of skills of the less competitive and advantaged groups of people- Increase of the vacancies in the supporting services, through the enlargement of the services provided. The actions aiming at the previous goals, are briefly the following:- imprinting of the function of the supporting services- setting criteria in order to reveal good and bad practices concerning the function of services- updating tools and methods for the employees of the supporting services- elaboration of an organization model for a better function of accompanying and supporting services and programmes like “Help at Home”- innovative training for employees and mentors, working at supporting services - elaboration of a system for life long learning for the above mentioned employees- elaboration of methodology for revealing and approaching especially excluded and “invisible” persons- field research of needs of the beneficiaries of the supporting services and examination of the possibilities for new vacancies- research for new models of funding supporting services- social discourse at regions where the partners of the project act, aiming at the establishment of a more viable model for the supporting services with proposals for structural or/and legislative changes
Community action programme on vocational training (Procedure B Second phase) 2000 –2006 Program LEONARDO DA VINCI «UBI MINOR»
The project aims to analyze of the needs, recognition and valuation of new and emerging profile, particularly demanded from enterprise, public and private bodies, operating in territorial poles of particular fields of business acquaintance and attraction, in areas of services for the benefit of the historical estate and the cultural assets.
In coherence with the tendencies of decentralization, local development, growth of competences, the competitiveness and affirmation of the Social Dialogue in labour market, the pilot-project continues standard and final products for integrated system introduction-training-job.