Trihonida S.A. is a Local Authority Development Agency Société Anonyme based in Kainourgio of Municipality of Agrinio. Municipalities of the area of Aitoloakarnania, Evrytania & Lefkada participate in its share capital, as well as Unions of Agricultural Cooperatives (EAS), the Chamber of Aitoloakarnania and other Development Agencies.
The agency’s principal shareholder is the Municipality of Agrinio with a percentage of 57.25%, while it holds the position of Chairman in the Board of Directors and that of the Managing Director.
The agency’s manpower amounts to (8) employees and provides its services in the management of National and European Projects implementing the ISO 9001 standard.
The agency’s objectives, inter alia, include:
- The scientific and technical support of Local Authority shareholders of the Municipalities of Aitoloakarnania, Evrytania and Lefkada and their unions, as well as of the decentralised State Administration.
- The promotion of entrepreneurial, economic and in general sustainable development of Local Authority shareholders and the wider area of its intervention in the Prefectures of Aitoloakarnania, Evrytania and Lefkada.
- The development of environmental protection activities.
- Its participation in programmes or the implementation of relevant policies in its area of intervention (Municipalities of Aitoloakarnania, Evrytania and Lefkada), as well as in a wider geographic area.
|SA Register Number: 377/14/10/B/97/05|
|SHARE CAPITAL COMPOSITION UNDER SCI CERTIFICATION ON 17/12/2015 (SHARE PRICE = 4.00 €)|
|1||MUNICIPALITY OF AGRINIO||24970||99,880.00||59.72%|
|3||MUNICIPALITY OF THERMO||3444||13,776.00||8.24%|
|4||MUNICIPALITY OF KARPENISI||2873||11,492.00||6.87%|
|2||EAS* OF AGRINIO||2846||11,384.00||6.81%|
|5||MUNICIPALITY OF AMFILOCHIA||1774||7,096.00||4.24%|
|6||CHAMBER OF AITOLOAKARNANIA||1299||5,196.00||3.11%|
|12||EAS OF XIROMERO-ASTAKOS||69||276.00||0.17%|
|14||CULTURAL CENTRE “TO METERIZI”||18||72.00||0.04%|
|16||E.D.S.**** OF EVRYTANIA||9||36.00||0.02%|
*Union of Agricultural Cooperatives
**Regional Association of Municipalities of western Greece
****Hellenic Rescue Corps
ACTIVITIES – PROGRAMMES
A) INTERREG II GREECE – ITALY 1999
- Creation of a Mountain Refuge in Peristeri Settlement of former Municipality of Paravola (budget: 139,058,000). (Operated by the Mountaineering Association of Agrinio)
- Emergence of two traditional stone buildings as an accommodation and catering centre in the Municipal Department of the Municipality of Thermo (budget: 30,466,552)
B) O.P. “Continuing Training and Promotion of Employment” and O.P. “Employment and Vocational Training”
- CENTRE OF CREATIVE ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN (KDAP) of former Municipality of Paravola.
- DAY NURSERY of former Municipality of Panaitolikos
A) C.I. LEADER+
Β) PROGRAMME FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE VALTOS-PANAITOLIKO MASSIF (ROP OF WESTERN GREECE)
C) 3rd C.I. EQUAL
D) SOCIAL - SUPPORTING STRUCTURES
- “HOME HELP SERVICE”
- MEDICAL-SOCIAL CENTRE
- DAY NURSERY
E) PROVISION OF INTEGRATED AND SPECIALISED ADVISORY SERVICES TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT DURING THE YEAR 2005.
- Operation of a department providing accounting and auditing services
- Organisation of technical management
- Provision ofproject management services
- Supporting Municipalities in the introduction and implementation of information systems
4th PROGRAMMING PERIOD
A) Implementation of the Local Programme “Leader Approach” under Axis 4 of the RDP 2007-2013.
Prefecture of Aitoloakarnania
- Municipality of Agrinio
- Municipality of Aktio-Vonitsa
- Municipality of Amfilochia
- Municipality of Thermo
- Municipality of Mesolonghi
Prefecture of Evrytania
- Municipality of Karpenisi
Prefecture of Lefkada
- Municipality of Meganisi
- Local Community of Kastos
Programme’sOverall Budget: 13,000,000€
Programme’sPublic Expenditure: 6,785,000€
B) Antenna of the Western Greece support mechanism for the management of private investments under Axis 3 of the RDP 2007-2013.
Axis 3 – (former Integrated Programmes for the Development of Rural Spaces) of the RDP 2007-2013 is implemented by the PIP Supporting Mechanism, which consists of:
ACHAIA S.A. – Coordinator and Central Structure and Antenna of Achaia Regional Union– Patra
TRIHONIDA S.A. – Antenna of Aitoloakarnania Regional Union – Agrinio
AITOLIKI S.A. – Antenna Office of Aitoloakarnania Regional Union – Nafpaktos
Regional Development Agency (universal successor of former Ileiaki) – Antenna of Ileia Regional Union – Patra.
C) SOCIAL ECONOMY PROGRAMMES
TOP-ΕΚΟ (Local Actions of Social Integration for Vulnerable Groups)
“Actions of social integration for vulnerable groups of Municipality of Agrinio, Aitoloakarnania Regional Union” by the Beneficiary/Development Partnership “ASSISTANCE AND EMPLOYMENT PROMOTION NETWORK FOR ROMA, SINGLE-PARENT FAMILIES AND WOMEN VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - Net Aid FoRSe”
The project involves:
PROJECT BUDGET: 470,000.00€
TRIHONIDA S.A. BUDGET: 119,000.00€
2) “Actions for the Training and Promotion into Employment of ROMA of the Prefecture of Aitoloakarnania” by the Beneficiary/Development Partnership “ti.morfozav”
In this project, TRIHONIDA S.A. is a member of the Development Partnership which consists of:
- Vocational Training Centre TECHVISION Ltd. - Coordinator
- DATA RC - Partner
- Roma Association of Agrinio - Partner
- Trihonida SA – Local Authority Development Agency S.A. - Partner
- Theofanis Alexandridis & Co. LP (OMEGA TECHNOLOGΥ) - Partner
TRIXONIDA S.A. Budget: 15,840.00€
TOP-SA (Local Action Plans for Employment)
EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT AND PROMOTION NETWORK under the name “DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP DIAS”
The Development Partnership involves:
- TRIHONIDA S.A. - LOCAL AUTHORITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY S.A. - Coordinator
- MUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE OF AGRINIO - Partner
- CONFEDERATION OF PROFESSIONAL, CRAFTSMEN AND MERCHANTS OF AITOLOAKARNANIA - Partner
- GSEE LABOUR INSTITUTE - Partner
- EDUCATIONAL ORGANISATION AKMON S.A. - Partner
- RESEARCH AND COMMUNICATION COMPANY - VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE S.A. - Partner
Project’s Overall Budget: 350,000.00€
TRIHONIDA S.A. Budget: 103,000.00€
D) TERRITORIAL COOPERATION PROGRAMMES – TRANSNATIONAL
TRIHONIDA Local Authority Development Agency Société Anonyme (TRIHONIDA S.A. Local Authority) participates as a partner in the partnership of the project entitled “Citizens for Improving Civil Protection Effectiveness – CI- ProEffect”, which is implemented under the Greece-Italy 2007-2013 European Territorial Cooperation Programme, led by the Regional Union of Municipalities of Western Greece (PEDDE). The project was approved after a considerable delay (5/2014). The project’s scope is the study of natural disasters in Western Greece, the factorisation of results and the creation of a natural hazards warning model (fires - floods)
Budget for TRIHONIDA S.A.: 132,000.00€
- Partner PP1/Leader: REGIONAL UNION OF MUNICIPALITIES OF WESTERN GREECE (PEDDE) that will be the project’s Lead Partner
- Partner PP2: ACHAIA S.A. – LOCAL AUTHORITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY SOCIETE ANONYME – ACHAIA S.A.
- Partner PP3, TRIHONIDA DEVELOPMENT AGENCY S.A. – TRIHONIDA S.A.
- Partner PP4, RROVINCE OF BRINDISI
- Partner PP5, MUNICIRALIY OF LECCE
Ε) AWARENESS & PROMOTION PROGRAMMES - LOCAL - DEVELOPMENTAL
Publicising and Promoting Centre of the Municipality of Agrinio
It operates since 4/2014 in the Old Vegetable Market building through a concession of the space by the Municipality of Agrinio. For the operation of the showroom, a branch of TRIHONIDA S.A. was established that operates in the same space, mainly for tax and insurance purposes.
In the showroom, where the producers of the Municipality of Agrinio will exhibit their products in order to promote them, there will be tasting events combined with seasons, local feasts, etc., meetings of producers with potential customers, small thematic meetings or exhibitions, preparation for participation in major exhibitions.
Promotion of issues such as:
- Sale of products (producers refuse to sell using invoices and there are procedures for a cash register – issuance of operating licence for the sale of products)
- The issuance of a licence requires a permanent power supply that will be completed after the installation of the PPC substation, which has already been paid by the Municipality of Agrinio.
PARTICIPATION IN NETWORKS
- Member of the “HELLADA” (Hellenic Association of Development Agencies).
- Member of the “Greek LEADER Network” that coordinates the Greek Leader Local Action Groups.
PARTICIPATION IN OTHER COMPANIES
- Trihonida S.A. participates in the private non-profit company “PINDOS” (Centre of Strategic Planning)
- Trihonida S.A. participates with the Agrinio Gymnastics Company (GEA) in a private non-profit management company (KATSAMPEIO) with a view to manage the facilities (Restaurant, Conference Centre) in Dogri that were created by the Community Initiative INTERREG II.