The Ministry of Environment and Water opens direct award procedure “Increasing stakeholder awareness for Natura 2000 network”.
The direct beneficiary under the procedure is National Service for Nature Protection Directorate in the Ministry of Environment and Water.
The procedure objectives are unification of the level of initial awareness, building the awareness and provision of updated and expert information for Natura 2000 to the stakeholders, as well as update of the National Prioritized Action Framework for Natura 2000 (NPAF) according to the requirements 8 of Directive 92/43/EEC.
Some of the main eligible activities are organisation of three national information campaigns that should present the benefits of Natura 2000 network and organisation of national forums on topical issues. The update of the NPAF is also eligible.
The maximum amount of the grant is 4 300 000 BGN. The procedure is funded by the European Union through the European Fund for Regional Development and by national funds.
The deadline for submission of a project proposal is on 30 December 2016, at 4 p.m.
The project can be submitted by filling out a web based application form and submitting it with an electronic signature via the UMIS 2020: http://eumis2020.government.bg/.