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Sea Land representatives discovered Estonian practices within the framework of the “River Networks” project

Tartu County Development Association organized a study tour for the Latvian partners of NGO Sea Land within the Estonian-Latvian Interreg cooperation project "Building Stronger River Networks: Empowering Rural Communities through Joint Action" on July 1 - 3, 2024. The purpose of the study trip was to introduce Latvians to the region's peculiarities, developments, challenges, share experiences and ...
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Estonian-Latvian cooperation project brings Emajõgi and Gauja rivers closer together

Tartu County Development Association, together with its Latvian partner NGO Sea Land started a cross-border cooperation project for the sustainable development of the Emajõe and Gauja riverbanks. The project focuses on the management and use of rivers, paying attention to the better and environmentally friendly use of natural resources, heritage and attractions for economic activities. Full pre...
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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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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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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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