The project will be introduced to a wide audience at planning-region level adjoined to the regular meeting of the Development Council of the South-Central Planning Region of Bulgaria. The invited participants will comprise representatives of all national ministries, regional governments of 5 regions in South-Central Bulgaria (Pazardzhik, Plovdiv, Haskovo, Smolyan, Kardzhali), local municipality leaders, regional NGOs, academia and research organisations, trade unions, employers' organisations and agrofood businesses. All participants are involved in the planning and programming of regional development in this wide region.