Pehčevo Municipality


Pehčevo Municipality
Municipality of Pehčevo
Општина Пехчево
—  Rural municipality  —

Coat of arms
Country Macedonia
region Eastern Statistical Region
Municipal seat Pehčevo
Government
 – mayor Jovanco Stanoevski
Area
 – Total 207 km2 (79.9 sq mi)
Population
 – Total 5,517
 – Density 26.9/km2 (69.7/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 033
car plates ŠT
Website http://www.opstinapehcevo.gov.mk

Pehčevo (Macedonian: Пехчево) is a municipality in eastern Republic of Macedonia. Pehčevo is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. This municipality is part of the Eastern Statistical Region.

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Basic information

The Municipality of Pehčevo is located in the eastern-most part of the Republic of Macedonia between 41°06' and 41°53' latitude and 22°37' and 23°12' longitude. It is bordered to the east by the city of Sandanski in Bulgaria, to south by the Municipality of Berovo, to the west by the Municipality of Vinica and to the north by the Municipality of Delčevo.

The municipality has a moderate continental climate with modification of the climate in the higher mountain and lowland parts. The relief is mainly hilly-mountainous, with lowland terrains.

Demographics

According to the last national census from 2002, this municipality has 5,517 inhabitants.[1]

Inhabited places and number of inhabitants by place

  • Pehčevo = 3,193
  • Umlena = 319
  • Robovo = 385
  • Ciflik = 309
  • Pancarevo = 395
  • Negrevo = 122
  • Crnik = 794
  • TOTAL = 5,517

Ethnic groups in the Municipality of Pehcevo

  • Macedonians = 4,737 (85.9%)
  • Roma = 390 (7.1%)
  • Turks = 357 (6.5%)
  • Others = 33 (0.6%)
  • TOTAL = 5,517

Employment and Unemployment

Employed

  • Male = 885
  • Female = 485
  • Total employed = 1,370

Unemployed

  • Male = 458
  • Female = 451
  • Total unemployed = 909

Agriculture and rural development

Agriculture

Livestock by inhabitant place

Cattle
  • Pehčevo = 190
  • Robovo = 510
  • Umlena = 194
  • Pancarevo = 276
  • Crnik = 100
  • Negrevo = 138
  • Ciflik = 144
Sheep
  • Pehčevo = 3000
  • Robovo = 1400
  • Umlena = 1441
  • Pancarevo = 1850
  • Crnik = 2130
  • Negrevo = 1120
  • Ciflik = 631
Poultry
  • Pehčevo = 977
  • Robovo = 1755
  • Umlena = 1234
  • Pancarevo = 2124
  • Crnik = 836
  • Negrevo = 617
  • Ciflik = 944
Pigs
Goats
  • Pehčevo = 170
  • Robovo = 100
  • Umlena = 60
  • Pancarevo = 100
  • Crnik = 124
  • Negrevo = 50
  • Ciflik = 60

Orchards by inhabitant place

Plums
  • Pehčevo = 17000
  • Robovo = 7000
  • Umlena = 6000
  • Pancarevo = 11000
  • Crnik = 12000
  • Negrevo = 9000
  • Ciflik = 6000
Apples
  • Pehčevo = 3200
  • Robovo = 2000
  • Umlena = 1600
  • Pancarevo = 5300
  • Crnik = 5300
  • Negrevo = 400
  • Ciflik = 1300
Cheries
  • Pehčevo = 150
  • Robovo = 50
  • Umlena = 70
  • Pancarevo = 1000
  • Crnik = 1000
  • Negrevo = 70
  • Ciflik = 30
Sour-cheries
  • Pehčevo = 1200
  • Robovo = 50
  • Umlena = 500
  • Pancarevo = 400
  • Crnik = 400
  • Negrevo = /
  • Ciflik = 400
Pears
  • Pehčevo = 150
  • Robovo = 400
  • Umlena = 300
  • Pancarevo = 800
  • Crnik = 800
  • Negrevo = 80
  • Ciflik = 80
Quinces
  • Pehčevo = /
  • Robovo = /
  • Umlena = /
  • Pancarevo = /
  • Crnik = /
  • Negrevo = 10
  • Ciflik = /
Walnuts
  • Pehčevo = 100
  • Robovo = 20
  • Umlena = 50
  • Pancarevo = 800
  • Crnik = 800
  • Negrevo = 100
  • Ciflik = 20

Rural development

In relation of Rural Development, Municipality of Pehčevo has a prepared Sub-strategy for Rural Development as a part of the general Strategy for Local Economic development of Municipality of Pehčevo. The sub-strategy for rural development was prepared according to EU LEADER + Programme (bottom-up approach) by Local Group for Rural Development. The Local Group for Rural Development was supported by MAASP and Municipality of Pehčevo.

Rural Information Centre - RIC

Main goals of RIC

Rural Information Centre is opened by MAASP in partnership with Municipality of Pehčevo. Main goals of the RIC are:

  • Building individual capacities and the capacities of the community to face the changing of the conditions
  • Improvement of the economical competitiveness, diversity and adjustment of small rural communities
  • Sustainable use of the natural resources

Services and information provided by RIC

  • Information about groups, organizations and institutions
  • How to take care about your community
  • Information about business and development opportunities
  • Possibilities for placement of your products
  • Design and presentation of a business plan
  • Production methods
  • Who is doing what in your municipality
  • Post harvesting activities
  • Additional forms, leaflets and explanation about the activities of the local government, NGOs and other civic organizations
  • Information about credit lines, banks,....

MAASP - Macedonian Agriculture Advisory Support Programme

Vision

An inclusive society, with all rural residents enabled to take advantage of the opportunities of EU integration for more dynamic and market oriented agriculture and rural development.

Objectives

The overall objective for Phase Two is to work on a national basis to support the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy in Macedonia develop a pluralistic agricultural advisory system as a tool for implementing Macedonian agricultural policy during the process of accession to the European Union. Within specific geographical domains, improve the conditions for the rural poor people in Macedonia, to reduce their poverty by enhancing the quality, relevance and accessibility of agricultural advisory services.

This will be realised through pursuance of three sub-objectives:

  • Consolidation of advisory service reform on a national level
  • Selected value chains strengthened through increased market orientation in

advisory services

  • Awareness and capacities increased for poverty alleviation through advisory

services for diversified rural development

MAASP Contact information

  • Local Organiser of MAASP2: Blagojco Jovevski
  • Address: Str. Dimitar Vlahov 8
  • Zip postal: 2330, Berovo
  • Office tel/fax: 033/470 - 287
  • Mobile: 071/399 - 164
  • e-mail: blagojco.jovevski@grminternational.org.mk
  • Skype: maasp2.berovo and b.jovevski

References

  1. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)

Coordinates: 41°46′N 22°53′E / 41.76°N 22.88°E / 41.76; 22.88


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