About the project : Project objectives :

Project objectives

The overall objective of the project: to contribute to socio-economic development of the Green Belt of Fennoscandia by creating the system of sustainable use and enhanced reproduction of natural resources.

Specific objectives:
  • Development of hunting and fishing in pilot areas through introduction of intellectual models of sustainable nature use and enhanced reproduction of natural resources;
  • Delineation of transboundary ecological corridors – natural wildlife migration pathways, and withdrawing them from economic use, including hunting;
  • Enhancing the efficiency of nature use in PAs through promotion of scientific and learning tourism;
  • Assessment and utilization of the resource-recreational potential, and improvement of corresponding infrastructure.

Flags This project is co-funded by the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Finland Flags
in English in Russian Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for North Karelia Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) Forest Research Institute of KarRC of RAS Institute of Biology of KarRC of RASKarelian Research Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences Administration of Muezersky Municipal District Kostomukshsky Strict Nature Reserve Directorate of regional protected areas of the Republic of Karelia Joensuu office; Future Missions Oy (non profit company)