Green Podkarpacie – popularization of biodiversity in the ecosystem field

Tourism Project

Title in original language: Zielone Podkarpacie – popularyzacja różnorodności biologicznej w wymiarze ekosystemowym

Country/ies: Poland
Region(s): Podkarpackie
Status: Closed after Sept 2014
Category: Projects and initiatives for sustainable tourism development
Link to the Tourism Strategy: Objective 3 - Establish a continuous process of awareness raising, capacity building, education and training on sustainable tourism development and management at all levels
Duration of the project: October 2014 - September 2015
Objectives and results of the project:

Goal:
The main objective of the project is to increase public awareness of the most valuable natural sites of Podkarpacie Voivodeship and their biodiversity.

Objectives and results:
The project aimed for a change of social attitude to one that is more friendly for the environment as well as raising awareness about meaning of biodiversity through:
a) training courses of sustainable tourism,
b) workshops on nature and tourism guides,
c) training courses for youth,
d) inventory of natural paths focusing on active forms of environmental education,
e) revitalisation and preparation of the best natural path,
f) preparation of tools used for awareness raising (publications such as red book of plants of the Podkarpackie Region or guide on natural paths and water fauna of the Carpathian flows, games, films, etc.).

Implementing organization / institution:

the Association for Development and Promotion of Podkarpacie "PRO CARPATHIA"

Project partners:

N/a

Total amount of the project: 896496 PLN; 224124 EUR
Financing institution(s): Others
Name of program(s): The EEA Grants and Norway Grants