Project Database

Crossborder protection of Middle Danube
Project ID: HUHR/1001/1.1.2/0003
Project acronym: Danube
Project title: Crossborder protection of Middle Danube
Call: HUHR/1001
Action: 1.1.2 Environmental planning activities and minor public actions to improve the quality of the environment in the natural areas
Total project budget: 176 777,50 €
EU contribution: 149 792,87 €
Project Duration 01 September 2011 − 29 December 2012
Geographical location of the project: Baranya megye, Osječko-baranjska županija
Project status: Finalized
Project description:

The project aims to encourage sustainable management and protection of the Middle Danube region through cross-border cooperation of project partners in raising environmental awareness and knowledge of the local population. The project will help develop a strong regional identity in local population as well as environmental responsibility, pride of their natural heritage and knowledge about sustainable management by creating new and innovative educational programs that will cover the entire cross-border area of the Danube and deal with the area's shared problems.

As part of the project new educational workshops will be designed to educate local population, and project activities will include the production of a documentary film, which will show HU-HR Danube region as a unique natural area and be broadcasted to local people, tourists and students, who are the direct target group of the project. Other promotion materials will be used for awareness-raising activities, including flyers, media announcements, study tours for teachers and a web site for participation in educational programs.


Lead Beneficiary

Association for nature and environment protection Green Osijek
Croatia, Osječko-baranjska županija


Project Partner 1

Duna-Drava National Park Directorate
Hungary, Baranya megye


Project Partner 2

Public institution agency for management of protected natural values in Osijek-Baranja County
Croatia, Osječko-baranjska županija



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