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Title General Info

CIMBAL is an association of municipalities concerned with developing, at regional level, multimunicipal public policies. It is a public body financed by regional and local authorities; is subject to management supervision by those bodies.

The CIMBAL territorial scope covers the following NUTIII PT181 and PT184 and aggregates the following municipalities: Aljustrel, Almodôvar, Alvito, Barrancos, Beja, Castro Verde, Cuba, Ferreira do Alentejo, Mértola, Moura, Ourique, Serpa e Vidigueira.

Accordingly, to the recently approved strategic planning options, the CIMBAL’s intervention axis are defined as the regional coordination of:
A. mobility and transportation
B. culture, arts and creativity
C. urban commerce and quality of life
D. territorial innovation.

For the current period the following priorities were stated, among other objectives:
1. Conclusion of the integrated plan PIDDEBeja
2. Conclusion e-government project – network of virtual and actual citizen / public administration interfaces
3. Continuation of the wide speed telecommunication ring
4. Continuation of the web GIS implementation
5. Promotion of knowledge economy and innovation enabling factors



Title The Region

Baixo Alentejo covers an area of 8544.6 km˛, corresponding to 10.8% of the Portuguese territory. Baixo Alentejo region has an important a cultural heritage, which is reflected, among others in archaeological sites, castles, churches, old mines, museums, and small towns and villages with traditional buildings reflecting the diversity of cultural influences.

The region's growth is changing the socio-economic landscape, namely in what regards the regional economic clusters promotion to exploit opportunities emerging from recent economic landscape changes in the region – new airport, new dam (largest artificial lake in Europe), new high way, new research facilities, new higher education school and new investments in tourism infrastructures.



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Final Conference - InCompass takes a final bow

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18/11/2014
InCompass Best Practices Toolkit

At the InCompass Final Conference on 18 November in Brussels, project partner Delft University of Technology presented the Best Practices Toolkit ...

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12/2014
InCompass gets started on the Regional Implementation Plans:
The Medway Proposal


The Medway Regional Implementation Plan (RIP) has been finalised following consultation with Regional Implementation Group members ...

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InCompass Project is funded by the EU’s European Regional Development fund through the INTERREG IVC programme