Jūras Zeme (Sea Land) participated in a Virtual Visit to Latvia for Moldovan Local Action Groups

On December 5, 2020, a unique event took place, in which the association "Jūras Zeme" also participated. Local Action Groups from Latvia prepare stories, master classes for their Moldovan colleagues to share their experiences, show their beautiful land and provide master classes. Jūras Zeme  created a video story about Carnikava and Saulkrasti in Russian https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
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Jūras Zeme (Sea Land) do cooperate with other coastal Local Action groups and participating in National and International projects

Coastal challenges are specific to areas that are not limited to the administrative boundaries of a single municipality, and therefore require the involvement of all municipalities located on the coast (or those coastal municipalities located in one functional territory on the coast) to address the issues or implement common projects. An effective solution is the cooperation of the so-called Fi...
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1st Smart Rural Academy

Society "Jūras Zeme" participated in the 1st Smart Rural Academy, which was organized online with over 100 village representatives on the 27th of October. The main purpose of the meeting was to inspire participants through presenting and discussing innovative solutions from rural communities across Europe, in line with the specific thematic interest of participants. The event also aimed at supp...
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First Rural Parliament of Kosovo

From 22nd till 24th of October, the first Rural Parliament of Kosovo was organized where also a representative from “Jūras Zeme” participated and shared his knowledge. Āris Adlers shared his experience on how important networking is for rural development and the relationships between rural population and policy makers. It is one of the most crucial steps in development for stronger communities....
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Project “Smart Villages LEADER Network”

The goal of the project is to develop an effective network in the territories of local development groups - "Jūras Zeme", "Zied Zeme", "Pierīgas Partnerības", by using good practices and experience exchange. Additional objectives of the project is to identify the possibilities of creating added value in rural regions and experience exchange to encourage entrepreneurs and social partners ...
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Project “Conservation and promotion of coastal fishery traditions and cultural heritage in Vidzeme”

Project "Conservation and promotion of coastal fishery traditions and cultural inheritance in Vidzeme" by Local Action groups "Jūras Zeme" and ""Jūrkante" is being implemented in municipalities of Carnikava, Saulkrasti and Salacgrīva. During this project, a digital tool will be made where experience stories and interviews of coastal fishermen will be gathered. This tool will compile not only st...
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Conservation and promotion of traditional cultural heritage

Conservation and promotion of coastal cultural heritage is an important factor to sustain coastal identity and development of tourism. A large portion of traditional heritage keepers and activists have improved their infrastructure or exhibited new expositions with the help of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) through Local Development Strategies. In the following article, "Jūras ...
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Project “Development of a Seaweed Sediment Assessment and Management Plan by the Latvian Coast”

In a  European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) collaborative project between coastal local action groups including "Jūras Zeme" and "Laukiem un Jūrai", an objective to implement a guideline for Latvian coastal region was reached. Project "Development of a Seaweed Sediment Assessment and Management Plan by the Latvian Coast" was made to help entrepreneurs, municipalities and nature conservati...
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