Save the Nature to Save the Future

Project code:CB005.2.12.112
Project call:CB005.2
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:18
Project final contract amount:250248.44 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:05.10.2019
Project end date:04.04.2021
Project intervention field:085 Protection and enhancement of biodiversity, nature protection and green infrastructure
Project summary:

The main objective of the project is to improve the capacity of nature protection, sustainable use and waste management of common natural resources of cross-border area. The region is a fast developing area, with specific geographical, economic and environmental features, requiring special efforts for their management. At that point raising awareness about environment and waste management is on focus.
Within the project equipment will be supplied and installed and an electronic mobile-lab for measurement the soil quality will be created in the region of Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria. Meric Cahmber of Agriculture, Edirne will establish a Plastic Boxes Recycling Centre to recycle plastic boxes from the lands.
A study on the condition of the soil recourses and soils will be carried out on both sides of the border. Training of representatives of authorities, farmers, businesses, and civil society about environment is planned to be held, as well a joint conference on environment will be organized.
As a result of the implementation of the project, the farmers will be able to monitor their soil quality free of charge and they will receive guidance on optimal fertilization under the new European union regulations, as well as the waste management process will be improved.


Project status: Finished

The project was completed on 30.11.2021.%


Leading partner
Meric Chamber of Agriculture, Edirne, Turkey