RMK continues to co-operate with Latvia on investments in heritage culture 26.01
continues to invest in heritage culture together with the managers of the
Latvian state forest and the administration of the
In co-operation, heritage culture in the counties of Southern Estonia and the northern regions of Latvia will be mapped using a consistent methodology, a database will be set up to raise awareness about it, a cross-border special care and conservation area will be set up to promote sustainable and diverse use of forests, and co-operation projects between forest owners and business operators in Estonia and Latvia will be launched.
According to RMK Project Manager Vaike Pommer,
a first step, a search will begin for investors. Information days about the
project will be held in the salon of the Põlva Community
Cultural and Hobby Centre, Kesk 15, starting
at 10.00 and in
In 2005-2007, heritage culture was mapped – tokens of the daily
living culture of the people – in Harju-, Järva, Lääne and
The objective of the project is guided by the measure of the Estonian-Latvian programme of INTERREG IVA to promote mutual cohesion between border regions and is in accordance with the environmental objectives of the programme. As a result, the awareness of local governments, tourism businesses, forest owners and the public about the possibilities of sustainable and diverse use of forest, will increase, as it is planned to develop a training programme and guidance materials and to conduct joint training sessions for business operators, forest owners and members in forest owner associations in the course of the project.
Planning Specialist, RMK
Telephone: 676 7838, 513 3838