Project results

  • DriDanube - From reactive to proactive drought management
    - 10-08-2021
    From reactive to proactive drought management

    Drought is becoming one of the major challenges of the Danube region. In recent years such as 2003, 2007, 2012, 2015 and 2017, significant parts of the Danube River Basin were affected by it, negatively impacting various water-dependent economic...

  • DAPhNE - Improving the Danube’s inland waterway transport
    - 10-08-2021
    Improving the Danube’s inland waterway transport

    There are approximately 70 ports along the 2.414 km length of Danube. Out of them, only the ones in Germany and Austria have adequate infrastructure and management capacity to provide high-quality transport and logistics services. To help close...

  • REDISCOVER - Rediscovering Jewish heritage for tourism
    - 10-08-2021
    Rediscovering Jewish heritage for tourism

    Gastronomy, music, literature, as well as folk traditions and religious rituals, also known as intangible cultural heritage, play an important role in the travellers' choice of holiday destination. In order to improve their attractiveness to...

  • ConnectGREEN - Creating green corridors to protect wildlife
    - 10-08-2021
    Creating green corridors to protect wildlife

    The Carpathian mountain range is one of the least fragmented areas in Europe. It provides home for the European Union's largest populations of large carnivores. But the habitats of these endangered species are threatened by the rapid...

  • Danube S3 Cluster - Farmer clusters working together for sustainable agriculture
    - 10-08-2021
    Farmer clusters working together for sustainable agriculture

    Air, water and soil pollution has become a major problem in food production in recent years, caused mainly by the excessive use of fertilizers, heavy machinery and pesticides. Promoting innovation in agrifood sector in the Danube region is the...

  • Danube Floodplain - Reducing the flood risk through floodplain restoration
    - 10-08-2021
    Reducing the flood risk through floodplain restoration

    Floods are a natural phenomenon. They can, however, turn into disasters causing widespread damage - especially where natural floodplains have been cut off from their rivers. In the Danube Floodplain project efforts are made to develop new...

  • ART NOUVEAU - Restoring regional Art Nouveau heritage
    - 10-08-2021
    Restoring regional Art Nouveau heritage

    The landmarks of the Art Nouveau style are generally revered as jewels of architecture, craftsmanship and art. The tourism potential this cultural heritage represents in the Danube regin is however underutilized. To change that, the Art Nouveau...

  • RADAR - Striving for 5-star road infrastructure for all road users
    - 10-08-2021
    Striving for 5-star road infrastructure for all road users

    Death rates from road accidents in many countries in Danube area are higher than the EU average. 3,200 people died in eight Danube area countries throughout 2019 alone, a similar number in 2018 and 2017. By identifying risk on the road...

  • WOMEN IN BUSINESS - Paving the way for young women in business
    - 10-08-2021
    Paving the way for young women in business

    Only 10% of young women in the Danube region are at an early stage of business development and only 2% of them establish a business that lasts more than 42 months. The WOMEN IN BUSINESS project partners worked together to identify existing...

  • Amazon of Europe Bike Trail - Building sustainable tourism along Danube-Drava-Mura rivers
    - 10-08-2021
    Building sustainable tourism along Danube-Drava-Mura rivers

    Stretching across Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, and Serbia, the Mura, Drava, and Danube Rivers jointly make up one of the largest natural river systems of Central Europe. Because of the wealth of wildlife, its unspoiled and largely...

Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)