Start of rural tourism in Fojnica

October 29, 2010

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 »

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Colaboration with PD Bitovnja

October 27, 2010

Project proposal by mountaineering association from Kresevo „ PD Bitovnja“was submitted to Caritas at the beginning of July. Read the rest of this entry »


Fondation Abbé Pierre visits the project in Fojnica

October 17, 2010

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.


Rural tourism Summer University in France

October 10, 2010

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 …

More info on : http://www.ue-tourisme-rural.fr/programme__11_programme-general_.html

A unique meeting…

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Travnik: Promote tourism through paragliding.

July 6, 2010

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 »


Travnik: A map for the local cheese

July 6, 2010

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 »


Products from Fojnica available in Paris on 20th of June

June 5, 2010

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