Comunità Montana Alto Basento, is a territorial association (Public Authority) in a mountain region in the heart of Basilicata. The Mountain Communities were created in 3th December of 1971 and it includes 20 municipalities of the Province of Potenza: Abriola, Acereza, Albano di Lucania, Anzi, Avigliano, Brindisi Montagna, Calvello, Campomaggiore, Cancellara, Castelmezzano, Filiano, Laurenzana, Pietragalla, Pietrapertosa, San Chirico Nuovo, Trivigno, Pignola, Vaglio Basilicata, Oppido Lucano e Tolve.
This Public Authority promoted the Program Area Basento, Bradano, Camastra that is involved also in the transnational activities of the Mountain Community like GRASP (Start 2013) and SEE TCP SAGITTARIUS (Start 2011).
The CMAB was involved in a considerable number of project: 2006-2007 was lead participant of “CULT” subproject, realized in GRIP-IT project, action carried out in INTERREG IIIC East Zone, in cooperation with the town of Jcin (Czech republic). The project wants to promote and stimulate an active participation among local actors, making them act in a systemic and integrated design, in order to increase the competitiveness and appeal of the territory, through the conceiving, definition and design of a territorial management model (TCC) to be realized by project documentation, study-visits, exchange of expertise, experiences and good practices that aim at structuring communication, promotion, operators’ training and positive actions for the development of small entrepreneurship.