1.2 Promotion and preservation of natural heritage
Municipal Unitary Multiple Productive Enterprise of Communal-Housing Economy "Zhabinkovskoe ZhKCh"/ (Brest Oblast, Belarus)
Communal Company Eko-Bug Limited Liability Company (Lubelskie Voivodeship, Poland)
State Scientific Institution "The Polesie Agrarian Ecological Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus" (Minsk Oblast, Belarus)
Old wastewater treatment facilities in Zhabinka pose environmental threat to the Mukhavets and Bug rivers. Valuable natural complexes such as landscape park, 3 reserves, 2 natural monuments, famous tourist destinations are all in the zone of threat The Project is aimed at preservation of the natural heritage in the Bug river basin and enhancing the attractiveness of the region and the quality of life of the local population: 1) Establishment of sanitary infrastructure
2) Organization of long-term international cooperation in water sector. Hydro-Ecological Border Rivers of the Bug basin Monitoring Centre will be established at the premises of the Beneficiary
3) Activities for preservation and popularization of the rich natural heritage of the region. The information campaign "Water is Our Wealth" – formation of the careful attitude to clean water.
4) New tourist products: innovative ecological path and eco-quest, art installations will increase the number of tourists inthe region.5) Information materials about natural attractions of the region on both sides of the border
As the result, the Project will preserve the natural heritage of the cross-border region, raise its tourist and investment attractiveness and will contribute to tackling problems described by the CBC Program.