ECO KARST Ecosystem services of karst protected areas – driving force of local sustainable development

  • ECO KARST - ECO KARST Final Conference: The Future of Pro Biodiversity Businesses in Protected Areas of the Danube region
    - 28-06-2019
    ECO KARST Final Conference: The Future of Pro Biodiversity Businesses in Protected Areas of the Danube region

    ECO KARST project has come to the successful ending and the Final conference was held in Postojna, Slovenia. Around 100 project partners, experts, academia, government officials, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders from 10 different countries...

  • ECO KARST - Pro Biodiversity Award in the Bükk National Park
    - 28-06-2019
    Pro Biodiversity Award in the Bükk National Park

    Activities in protected natural areas can only be successful if the people living there find the opportunity for improving their lives while respecting the law of nature. In protected areas, certain activities are limited by nature conservation...

  • ECO KARST - The best PBB entrepreneurs awarded in Croatia
    - 28-06-2019
    The best PBB entrepreneurs awarded in Croatia

    As ECO KARST project is coming to an end, a press conference and PBB award ceremony was held in Žumberak-Samoborsko gorje Nature park. The event was a part of the whole-day programme organized to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the...

  • ECO KARST - Pro Biodiversity Award Ceremony organized in Apuseni Nature Park
    - 28-06-2019
    Pro Biodiversity Award Ceremony organized in Apuseni Nature Park

    Between April and May 2019 the Apuseni Natural Park Administration organized a competition within the ECO KARST project, whose purpose was to identify local businesses that correspond to the Pro Biodiversity model. To participate in this contest,...

  • ECO KARST - Kalkalpen National Park awarded four entrepreneurs with Pro Biodiversity Business Award
    - 27-06-2019
    Kalkalpen National Park awarded four entrepreneurs with Pro Biodiversity Business Award

    Strengthening awareness of biodiversity conservation is a major concern of the Kalkalpen National Park. Within the ECO KARSTS project, four Pro Biodiversity companies were awarded for the highest contribution to the sustainable development of the...

  • ECO KARST - Training D held in Austria
    - 27-06-2019
    Training D held in Austria

    As touristic attractiveness had been identified as the most promising eco system service (ESS) in the Kalkalpen National Park if one focuses on Pro-Biodiversity-Businesses it has been decided to do a workshop on this topic. The meeting...

  • ECO KARST - Training D successfully held in Žumberak-Samoborsko gorje Nature park
    - 27-06-2019
    Training D successfully held in Žumberak-Samoborsko gorje Nature park

    On April 27, 2019, in Žumberak-Samoborsko gorje Nature park, a Green Entrepreneurship Training was held within the ECO KARST project. A total of 12 people attended the training, which consisted of a full-day lecture with the aim of educating the...

  • ECO KARST - Training D successfully held in Bukk National Park, Hungary
    - 06-06-2019
    Training D successfully held in Bukk National Park, Hungary

    On April 25, 2019, Green Entrepreneurship Training was held in Eger, Hungary. 36 stakeholders were invited into the event, who actively participated in the former ECO KARST events (esp. Stakeholder’s Workshop 1-3). Altogether with the trainers...

  • ECO KARST - Third workshop with stakeholders organized in Romania
    - 06-06-2019
    Third workshop with stakeholders organized in Romania

    On April 12, 2019, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vârtop, Apuseni Nature Park Administration has held the third stakeholder meeting within the framework of the Eco Karst project. At the meeting there were 42 stakeholders present, representing local...

  • ECO KARST - PBB Award Ceremony held in Bijambare Protected Landscape
    - 03-06-2019
    PBB Award Ceremony held in Bijambare Protected Landscape

    On April 25, 2018, a PBB Award Ceremony was organized by the Cantonal Public Institution for Protected Natural Areas Sarajevo and Center for Energy, Environment and Resources - CENER 21 in Bijambare Protected Landscape. The Minister of Spatial...

  • ECO KARST - PBB Award Ceremony held in Tara National Park
    - 03-06-2019
    PBB Award Ceremony held in Tara National Park

    Nature Protection Day, April 11 was celebrated in Tara National Park by awarding business ideas that will contribute to nature protection and enable sustainable use of natural resources at the same time. To live in the area of the National park,...

  • ECO KARST - Tara National Park organized their third workshop with stakeholders
    - 18-04-2019
    Tara National Park organized their third workshop with stakeholders

    On April 10, 2019 a third workshop named Pro Biodiversity Business ideas development and potential financial resources was held in Tara National Park, Serbia.  The workshop was an ideal opportunity to present results achieved so far on the...

  • ECO KARST - Third workshop with stakeholders organized in Croatia
    - 18-04-2019
    Third workshop with stakeholders organized in Croatia

    On April 10, 2019, a third workshop named Presentation of the Action plan with the aim of overview and improvements of suggested activities for ecosystem conservation was held in the Eco Centre Slani Dol, Žumberak-Samoborsko gorje Nature Park,...

  • ECO KARST - Training D for Pro Biodiversity entrepreneurs in the wider area of Bijambare PL successfully organized
    - 17-04-2019
    Training D for Pro Biodiversity entrepreneurs in the wider area of Bijambare PL successfully organized

    The second training Development of Pro Biodiversity business ideas for entrepreneurs was held on April 8, 2019 in Ajdinovići, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The training was organized by the Dinaric Arc Parks and attended by 8 entrepreneurs,...

  • ECO KARST - First training for Pro Biodiversity entrepeneurs held in Ajdinovići, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    - 17-04-2019
    First training for Pro Biodiversity entrepeneurs held in Ajdinovići, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The first training Pro Biodiversity Business plan development for the future entrepreneurs in the wider area of Bijambare Protected Landscape (PL) was held on February 7, 2019 in Ajdinovići, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The training was organized by...

  • ECO KARST - Third workshop of Bukk National Park organised in Eger, Hungary
    - 16-04-2019
    Third workshop of Bukk National Park organised in Eger, Hungary

    Bukk National Park (BNPD) organised the third workshop of EcoKarst project on February 27, 2019, in Eger. The main objective of the workshop was to continue the mutual conversation with the stakeholders in order to set concrete goals into the...

  • ECO KARST - PBB Award Ceremony held in Notranjska Regional Park
    - 12-04-2019
    PBB Award Ceremony held in Notranjska Regional Park

    Rural tourism with a social note, grandfather's farm with a mill processing of cereals and six members of the family devoted to sustainable farming. This is the winning combination of this year's PBB Award organized in Notranjska Regional Park...

  • ECO KARST - Fifth Steering Committee meeting successfully held in Sarajevo
    - 14-03-2019
    Fifth Steering Committee meeting successfully held in Sarajevo

    The Fifth ECO KARST Steering Committee meeting was held from 4th to 7th March 2019 in Sarajevo. The event was attended by all project partners from 7 different countries. The meeting was organized jointly by the Cantonal Public Institution for...

  • ECO KARST - Kalkalpen National park organized second workshop with stakeholders
    - 27-12-2018
    Kalkalpen National park organized second workshop with stakeholders

    On November 21, 2018, Kalkalpen National park gathered their stakeholders for the second time around the topic of sustainable development and nature protection in Kalkalpen National park. The Mayor of Steinbach, representative of the Chamber...

  • ECO KARST - ZUMBERAK-SAMOBORSKO GORJE NATURE PARK ORGANIZED THE SECOND WORKSHOP WITH STAKEHOLDERS
    - 27-11-2018
    ZUMBERAK-SAMOBORSKO GORJE NATURE PARK ORGANIZED THE SECOND WORKSHOP WITH STAKEHOLDERS

    On November 7, 2018, a second ECO KARST workshop titled „Setting goals and next steps for the economic and sustainable develpment“ was held in the eco-centre Budinjak in Žumberak-Samoborsko gorje Nature park. 32 stakeholders from the...

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