Cultural landscapes – traditions for development

Type: Traditional architecture and cultural landscapes

Participating countries: Russia, Belarus, Slovak and Czech Republics, UK

Duration: January 2012 – December 2014

Total budget: 493,902 EUR (of which 78% from an EU grant)

Aim: to contribute to the creation of enabling environment (institutional, economic and regulatory) conducive to better governance of cultural landscapes as vectors for sustainable socio-economic development within national parks  and open-air museums of Russia and Belarus

Role of Machaon: assistance in project development and coordination of international exchange
Partners: Ecocentre „Zapovedniks“, National Parks Kenozero and Ugra, Institute for Natural and Cultural Heritage (Russia), Naroch National Park (Belarus), National Institute of Folk Culture (Czech Republic), Lake District National Park (UK)
Funding source: European Commission, programme “Investing in people”