Hutovo Blato Nature Park to receive one million euros from EU funds

Hutovo Blato Nature Park to receive one million euros from EU funds

ČAPLJINA, December 3 (FENA) – The Hutovo Blato Nature Park, a public enterprise registered in Čapljina has been granted participation in the ePATH and EXChAngE projects, related to the improvement of the tourism offer of this nature park, with a total value of around one million euros.

The ePATH project is worth EUR 739,831, while the value of EXChAngE project is EUR 275,084.

Both projects will be implemented under the Interreg IPA Cross-border Cooperation Program Croatia-Bosnia-Herzegovina-Montenegro 2014-2020.

Before the signing of the agreement between the EU and the Hutovo Blato Nature Park, at the end of December this year, there will be additional negotiations with the Ministry of Regional Development and Funds of the European Union of the Republic of Croatia in Zagreb, stated the Hutovo Blato Nature Park.

The Hutovo Blato Nature Park Acting Director Nikola Zovko said the two international projects are very important for the overall improvement of Hutovo Blato’s tourism offer.

He added that the Hutovo Blato Nature Park will also need to secure its own participation in these projects in the amount of 15 percent.