The Tuka family, owners of a renovated farmhouse situated in the Lužine village, welcomed their first guests this summer. Read the rest of this entry »
Project proposal by mountaineering association from Kresevo „ PD Bitovnja“was submitted to Caritas at the beginning of July. Read the rest of this entry »
Jacques Jafreddou, one of the FAP administrator, came in Bosnia in October and payed a visit to our project in Fojnica on the 14th of october. We mainly focused our tour on the “housing” component of the project: Obojak Communuity Guest House, the agro-tourism offer with the Tuka family guesthouse, an old house in Fojnica owned by a single woman; we also visited some socio-economic projects implemented by rural families such as a green house for growing vegetables and a beekeeper who specialized in queen bee production. We could exchanged a lot about the sustainability of our actions (promoting the Rural tourism offer and accompanying the families to build their capacity to welcome guests and sell their agri-products) and about the need to adopt an integral approach (housing together with economical support, trainings..) in order to help people in need.
At the end of September (29,30,and 1st of october), two Alterural members have participated to the 20th edition of the Summer University of rural tourism, this year devoted to the topic “Daring innovation in supply’, in Bourg en Bresse. 450 participants from all over France and abroad came for this anniversary edition, which brought together stakeholders in tourism development in rural areas, private or public operators, development officers, institutions, consultants, trainers, representatives of networks …
A unique meeting…
Bertrand Collet is a French man who came to Bosnia and Herzegovina to exercise his favorite sport and hobby. Conquered at the same time by the charm of a young local woman, by the quality of life of the populations and by the landscape, he works for more than five years now to facilitate the contact and the exchanges between his two countries, so registering his action in what we can call the associative tourism. Read the rest of this entry »
The launching of works that aim to establish a cheese road in the municipality of Travnik took place on Monday, June 7, 2010 in the capital of the canton of central Bosnia. Read the rest of this entry »
For the 2nd time, we have been invited by Fondation Abbé Pierre to participate to the International Emmaus fair that will be held in Paris next 20th of june 2010. Around 30 different products (Juices, jam, Honey… and Bosnian Handicrafts) all coming from families living in Fojnica who are benefiting from the project, will be sold out during one day. For more informationhttp://www.association.emmaus.fr/a_la_une/evenements.html