Krka National Park: HRK 80 million for the arrangement of the middle and upper reaches of the Krka

first_imgThe Ministry of Regional Development and European Union Funds, the Central Agency for Financing and Contracting and the Public Institution “Krka National Park” signed a grant agreement for projects financed from the European Structural and Investment Funds in the financial period 2014-2020. for the project “Unknown Krka: hidden treasures of the upper and middle reaches of the river Krka”.The total value of the project is HRK 80.057.649, of which the Ministry of Regional Development and European Union Funds will provide HRK 66.200.193 in grants, and the difference will be provided by the Krka National Park Public Institution.This is a project with reference number KK.06.1.2.01.0003 applied for the Call for Proposals Promoting the sustainable use of natural heritage in national parks and nature parks, number KK.06.1.2.01 within the Operational Program “Competitiveness and Cohesion 2014-2020”. “The middle and upper reaches of the Krka are extremely rich in natural phenomena, cultural and historical heritage. on the other hand, they achieved spatial and temporal dispersion of visitors and relieved Skradinski buk, the most visited waterfall on the river Krka. ” point out from the Krka National Park and that the project “Unknown Krka: hidden treasures of the upper and middle course of the Krka River” will further valorize the just mentioned area of ​​the Krka National Park.The aim of the project is to activate the untapped visitor and economic potential of the northern part of the Krka National Park by building infrastructure and capacity of key stakeholders, development of new educational visitor products and services to achieve better spatial and temporal distribution of visitors and overall social, economic and environmental well-being.The Eco Campus of Pula, an emerging research-scientific and educational-reception center, has a unique character in the county, which will undoubtedly be a generator of development of the upstream part of the Krka National Park and the areas that gravitate to it. JU “NP Krka” has invested 8 million kuna of its own funds in the Eco Campus Puljane for the arrangement of the archeological collection, construction works on the adaptation of the building in which the dining room and Internet center and wastewater treatment plant will be arranged. Additionally, a conference hall and an apartment for accommodating guests have been arranged and equipped.With its own funds, with the co-financing of the Fund for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency, the institution also provided construction work on the adaptation of the laboratory of natural scientists, schools in nature, parking and fence in the amount of 6,3 million kuna.last_img read more