The Nordic-Baltic Regions Rural Network Support Units - Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden initiated the Nordic-Baltic Leader Cooperation Award.
The LEADER Transnational Cooperation Awards collected 60 applications from participating countries.
The first selection of the nominated Nordic-Baltic Leader transnational cooperation projects is now done!
The finalists of the five categories were chosen out of 60 nominees in Roskilde, Denmark on the 6th June 2013. The evaluation committee included the representatives of Estonia, Lithuanian, Latvia, Swedish, Finnish and Danish rural networks.
The finalists of Youth category are My Fell Lapland, Youth for Youth, Wind for Youth, and Planet said to me. Read more about the finalists of Youth category HERE
The finalsist of Tourism category are CULTrips. Creating a New Concept for Socio-cultural Village Trips in Europe, Nature Tourism Project, Mustaparta Archipelago and Tornio Valley, and Re-creation of the Landscape / TEAM. Read more about the finalists of Tourism category HERE
The finalists of Culture category are Handicraft, Medieval Festivals, Ecomuseum - from Memories to Future, and Traditions on the Market Square. Read more about the finalists of Culture category HERE
The finalists of Local Area Development category are A la Region - Upper Tampere & Hunsruck and Rhein Valley, Villages full of Treasures, Loving Local Values, and Cross-border Entrepreneurs Blekinge / Warmia-Mazury. Read more about the finalists of Local area development HERE
The finalists of Local Resources and Environment category: Bees and Biodiversity - Together to Stop Pollinating Insects Decline and Protect Biodiversity, Forest Trail, Growing Gastrounauts, Traditional Sailing and Maritime Heritage, and Management fishing in the Lakes Finjasjön and Bosarpasjön. The Transnational Project: Developing Methods of Management Fishery and Utilization of Haul. Read more about the finalists of Local resources category HERE.
|Date of nomination:||(05) 2013-05-08|
|Title:||Nature Tourism Project|
|Nominees:||Winner of Category|
|Countries:||Finland, Hungary, Scotland, England, France, Portugal, Cap Verde|
|Leading partner:||Finland - LAG Karhuseutu|
|Summary:||All partner areas have rurality as a core issue and seek to overcome economic fragility through the promotion of the natural and cultural tourism assets in their areas via responsible tourism. Partner areas are able to learn from the experiences and lessons of the other regions some of whom already have experience to share. Each area hosts a nature/cultural tourism conference. Representatives from tourism businesses in their area attend. Learning about best practices in tourism, experiences in local tourism and networking with other tourism businesses. Delegates make suggestions to develop products based on the knowledge they bring from the partner area.|