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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Local Action Group “Jūras Zeme” participated in a Smart Village webinar

On the 3rd of September, our representative from Local Action Group "Jūras Zeme" participated in a webinar that discussed the good practices and development strategies around European Countries that are implementing Smart Village projects and related initiatives. More about the project can be read in our other post here: Project “Smart Villages LEADER Network" Local Action Group "Jūras Zeme"...
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Finalized Webpage About Fishermen of Coastal Region in Vidzeme

In a collaborative project, Local Action Groups "Jūras Zeme" and "Jūrkante" have implemented a new webpage: https://www.vidzemeszvejnieki.lv/index.php/en/ More about the project: https://juraszeme.lv/eng/2020/10/08/project-conservation-and-promotion-of-coastal-fishery-traditions-and-cultural-heritage-in-vidzeme/ For any questions, please contact: juraszeme@gmail.com and for the latest new...
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Coastal Local Action Groups and implemented Local Development Strategies

Latvia has 35 Local Action Groups that implement Local Development strategies. 6 of these Local Action groups conduct activity in coastal territory and implement strategies not only with EAFRD (European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development) but also with resources from EMFF (European Maritime and Fisheries Fund). Regulations that determine the procedure of providing EMFF resources for Local ...
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