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BBF organize training for the local people in Strandja

09/26/2010
On 27 and 28 September 2010 in Brushlyan in Strandja, the Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation in partnership with the Strandja Nature Park Directorate will organize the seminar: Sustainable local development and development of Strandja Regional Trade Mark. The interest of local people is very high - the seminar will be attended by over 50 people from 15 villages in Strandja Nature Park - these are mainly owners of guest houses, certified by Strandja Regional Brand, tourist guides, producers of dew honey (manov honey) and other local entrepreneurs, developing sustainable businesses. The lead speaker will be Mr. Bjorn Arne Naess of the Norwegian Directorate of Nature Management, a partner of BBF in the project. Other lecturers will be representatives of the Ministry of Economy and Energy, lawyers, experts in the field of ecology and sustainable development.

At a special ceremony the first night will be given the certificates of the latest certified houses and attractions by the Strandja Regional Brand.

The seminar is part of the BBF Project: Cooperation for biodiversity conservation and sustainable local development in Strandja implemented with financial support from Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein through the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area.