Regional Development Agency ROD Ajdovščina was established in December 1999 as a non-profit development institution. Since 2006 it has had the status of a public institution. Its founders are the Municipality of Ajdovščina, the Municipality of Vipava and the Regional Chamber of Craft and Business Ajdovščina.
The basic activity of the Institute is to perform its function and tasks of promoting harmonious development of the founding areas. This includes promoting the development of entrepreneurship, tourism, rural areas, the environment, human resources and regional development, taking into account the principles of sustainable development and harmonised spatial and environmental planning.
The Regional Development Agency ROD also acts as the leading partner of the Vipava Valley Local Action Group (in short, Vipava Valley LAG), assuring it’s efficient and smooth operation. It carries out all administrative-professional tasks and acts as the financial authority for the LAG.