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INF-ARMY - Supporting users of military areas in the management of Natura 2000 sites

Organisation: CEEweb for biodiversity Website: Added: June 20, 2023
Project start date: September 01, 2022
Project end date: December 31, 2024


The INF-ARMY project aims to support the management of Natura 2000 sites in Polish military areas. The project will establish a management network involving various institutions and improve data acquisition, conservation measures, and nature conservation management procedures in military areas. Specific objectives include setting up a training and information center, enhancing the capacity of regional military administration staff, reducing threats to natural habitats, strengthening cooperation between military and civil institutions, implementing an IT system for Natura 2000 management, conducting natural inventory and monitoring, facilitating cross-border exchange of experiences, and conducting an information campaign on nature conservation. The project aims to improve the management of 116 Natura 2000 sites, train Natura 2000 advisors, establish regional partnerships, and raise awareness of nature conservation in military areas.

Financial data

Total Eligible Budget: €1,426,998 EU Contribution: €855,490 EU Funding Percentage: 60%


• Establish a training and information center for Natura 2000 management in military areas.

• Implement a training program for Natura 2000 advisors in regional military administration.

• Address threats to natural habitats, including invasive plant species.

• Enhance cooperation between military and civil institutions in managing Natura 2000 sites.

• Develop and implement an IT system for managing information about Natura 2000 areas.

• Conduct natural inventory and monitoring of habitats and species in military areas.

• Facilitate cross-border exchange of experiences on nature conservation in military areas.

• Raise awareness of nature conservation through training, guidebooks, TV documentaries, and articles.

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European Climate Initiative (EUKI)
This project is part of the European Climate Initiative (EUKI). EUKI is a project financing instrument by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). The EUKI competition for project ideas is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. It is the overarching goal of the EUKI to foster climate cooperation within the European Union (EU) in order to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.