General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Vasile Zaharia
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Stan Gabriela, Stoleriu Mihaela – Social Work Department
Corina Mihaila
Total population: 
14 562
National Statistics Institute 2016
Roma living in the Municipality: 
1 352
Description of the Municipality: 

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Buhusi is located in the north of the Bacău County, at the border with Neamt County, in north-east Romania. It is composed of Buhuși, Marginea and Runcu.
The unofficial number of Roma living in Buhusi is about 1800. Roma inhabitants are living in four differents area of the city: Orbic, Colonia Bistritei, Marginea and NATO Block.

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT Process started in December 2018 with the signature of the Letter of Agreement.

On 30 July 2020, the extension of the Joint Action Plan for Roma Inclusion was adopted by the Local Council. 

Trainings provided by ROMACT experts :

Local Authorities (LA):
* Project management (vocational training)

ROMACT Small Grants Scheme
ROMACT offers small grants scheme to support the efforts of the municipalities and Community Action Groups to respond together to the needs of the most vulnerable and to multiply the good practices across ROMACT municipalities.
Under the scheme of small grants, the following project was supported by ROMACT between April - September 2020:

Together against Coronavirus!​ –  Buhusi Municipality

ROMACT supported the municipality with 3999 € reaching 400 Roma families with the project which covered information campaign on COVID19 and provided masks, disinfectant products, informative flyers for the vulnerable families in the community. Telephone consultancy and specialized assistance were also offered to people who are at high risk of health due to COVID19.

Timeline Points

4 Dec 2018
Step 1- Becoming Commited- Signature of the letter of commitment
24 Feb 2020
End of ROMACT implementation
30 Jul 2020
Step 3- Translating priorities into measures- MAPRI updated and adopted by City Council
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