General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Alin Ciprian Schiau-Gull
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Brindusa Cioconea – Scoial work, Gerard Cracanel – Social Work
Elena Mutiu
Total population: 
7 564
Roma living in the Municipality: 
1 046
Description of the Municipality: 

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Agnita is a town in Sibiu County, Transylvania, central Romania. It administers two villages, namely Coveș and Ruja. 

Roma are present in 7 areas in Agnita:  
- Floreasca area and "Roma housing in Str. Bisericii 81 in Agnita;
- Zavoi, Pe Lac (informal settlement)  and Invierii (informal settlement)  in Ruja;
- Crișana (informal settlement) and Banat (informal settlement) in Coveș. 

Agnita is part of the Local Action Group  Asociația GAL Microregiunea Hârtibaciu

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT Process started in April 2023 with the signature of the Letter of Agreement

Trainings provided by ROMACT experts :

Local Authorities (LA):
* Project management 
* Expert for accessing structural & cohesion funds
* Public procurement expert
* Partnership management

LA, Community Action Group and local NGOs:
 Communication planning for promoting traditional crafts

Local Events

ROMACT organised a local event in Agnita between 14-15 December 2023 to explore the development potential of marginalized communities via traditional crafts which contribute significantly to the community's resources, acting as both cultural treasures and economic assets. The event brought local, county & national authorities at the same table with NGOs, academics & cultural/patrimony institutions, Roma representatives& craftsmen to discuss the opportunities for development of Agnita.

The event was livestreamed and can be watched here.

It was also covered by the local media agency. The news article is available here in Romanian.

Timeline Points

20 Apr 2023
ROMACT process started
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