The overall objective is sustainable management of protected natural areas in the Black Sea basin and development of innovative methods for integrating the protected natural areas in the overall strategies for urban and socio economic development in the partnering regions.
-Improving partnering regions capacity for sustainable management of protected natural areas;
-Promoting effective partnership in the field of sustainable management of protected natural resources based on practical and community significant solutions;
-Establishment and promotion of common informational tool for protected natural areas in the Black Sea region;
-Institutions and organizations involved in environmental protection, conservation and management
-Local and regional public authorities
-Research centers, universities, etc.
- State of the art research about the current condition of all protected natural areas in the partner regions
- Development of joint web platform - Black Sea Ecopedia
- Development of demonstration models of innovative methods for utilizing the potential of protected natural areas
- Technical designs of Nature Centres for a protected area in each one of the partner regions