General Toshevo

General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Valentin Dimitrov
Total population: 
11 114
National Census 2021
Roma living in the Municipality: 
2 100
Description of the Municipality: 

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General Toshevo is located in the northeastern part of Bulgaria, close to the border with Romania. The town has a diverse ethnic composition, with Bulgarians being the majority, but there is also significant Turkish and Roma minorities.

Employment opportunities in General Toshevo have traditionally been linked to agriculture, but there are also jobs in local businesses, trade, education, and healthcare. Seasonal labor migration to other parts of Bulgaria or abroad is also common. Like many rural areas in Bulgaria, General Toshevo is facing challenges such as depopulation, limited access to healthcare services, and the need for infrastructure development.

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT Process started in March 2023 with the signature of the Letter of Agreement.

Trainings provided by ROMACT experts :

Local Authorities (LA):
* "Making the most from the Integrated Territorial Investments and Community Led Local Development for planning and implementing the municipal plans for social inclusion”
* Social and Emotional Development and Language Culture through Lego Education

Articles :
ROMACT Programme celebrates International ROMA Day 2024

Timeline Points

22 Mar 2023
Step 1- Becoming committed- Signature of the letter of agreement
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