Protected Areas – Brands and Management Models
The international seminar aims to promote knowledge exchange between the entities involved in environmental protection, and the search of innovative solutions regarding the management of protected areas.
The seminar is organised is in line with the Natural.PT brand an initiative of the Ministry of Environment, Spatial Planning and Energy (MAOTE) through the Institute for Nature Conservation and Forestry, IP (ICNF). Natural.PT aims for an integrated promotion of the territory and the products and services produced in protected areas and its surroundings, which share the values and principles of sustainability, nature, and local resources valorisation.
During the two-day event, experts from Iceland, Norway and Portugal will present case studies in various areas, including green economy and the strengthening the local economy, the promotion of nature tourism destination, and the management of protected areas and associated brands.
The seminar is funded through the Fund for Bilateral Cooperation at the National Level supported by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Grants.