Nature protection as the opportunity for the regional development

Tourism Project

Title in original language: Ochrana prírody ako príležitosť pre regionálny rozvoj

Country/ies: Slovakia, Ukraine
Status: Closed after Sept 2014
Category: Projects and initiatives for sustainable tourism development
Link to the Tourism Strategy: Objective 1 - Establish supportive conditions for sustainable tourism products and services, including development of a marketing scheme for the promotion of the Carpathians as a unique sustainable tourism destination objectives of the strategy
Duration of the project: 10/2015-04/2017
Objectives and results of the project:

Improvement of the cross-border cooperation between Slovakia and Ukraine with focus on sustainable tourism development based on the nature heritage of protected areas of the world importance (UNESCO).

Implementing organization / institution:

State Nature Conservancy of the Slovak Republic

Project partners:

Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy research, Uzhanskij NP, Institute of High Mountain Biology, Foundation for the Protection of the Carpathain Biodiversity, Varangehalvoya NP, Association of villages of the Microregion Uiic valley, River Uzh Development Foundation, Ministry of the Environment of the Slovak republic

Total amount of the project: 890.409,00 EUR
Financing institution(s): National, regional, local government or institutions
Name of program(s): Norwegian financial mechanism