GREEN: Growth, Responsibility, partnErship, Ecology, Nature

Project code:CB005.1.12.149
Project call:CB005.1
Priority axis / Specific objective:1.2. Improving the capacity for nature protection, sustainable use and management of common natural resources through cooperation initiatives in the cross-border area
Type of project:Investment
Project duration in months:24
Project final contract amount:522693.10 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:21.03.2017
Project end date:20.03.2019
Project intervention field:085 Protection and enhancement of biodiversity, nature protection and green infrastructure
Project summary:

The project aims to contribute to enhancing the cooperation in environmental sustainable development in the cross-border area of Pinarhisar (Turkey) - Sredets (Bulgaria) through execution of small-scale investment activities in green infrastructure from both sides of the border.

Within the project it is envisaged conduction of a joint workshop and happening for disadvantaged youths and children to increasing their knowledge in conservation and management of common natural resources. The project foresees reconstruction of and creation a “GREEN HOUSE” in Sredets and an "ECOLOGICAL CENTER" in Pinarhisar as centres for cross-border training and networking for sustainable development. It will be organized and implemented "Green week" events in Sredets and Pinarhisar to increasing the public awareness among the local pupulation on climate change and nature protection issues.

The implementation of the project will encourage the cooperation among policy makers, NGOs and associations of producers through exchanging information, sharing experience and best practices which will improve the eco sustainability of the region.

Project status: Finished

Through cooperation between Municipality of Pinarhisar and Municipality of Sredets an investment project has been accomplished.

Within this project the target group: 140 children and youths, aged 7-18 years, who will be with increased capacity for conservation and management of natural resources; 10 children in disadvantage positions, who will be with increased capacity for conservation and management of natural resources; 1000 residents who will be with increased awareness on climate change and nature protection issues.

There were performed many activities within this project and it was mentioned in the project activities part.



Leading partner
Municipality of Pinarhisar
Municipality of Sredets