4 Participating countries:
The project – Community Managers for Inclusive Development of Vulnerable Areas based on Heritage aims to design and implement innovative methodologies to improve the skills of Community Managers, so as to promote the development of vulnerable areas through the integration and exploitation of cultural heritage. .
The main goals of the project are
– Value- Creating opportunities for economic growth, giving value to cultural heritage.
– Commitment – Creating new incentives in local communities, by promoting participation and entrepreneurship
– Integration – Promoting local development without exclusions, strengthening social and cultural diversity.
The specific objectives of the project are:
– Creating a guide for local managers in vulnerable areas to create opportunities for growth without exclusions •
– GeoTrail Local Heritage.
– Cultural Heritage Toolkit
– Collaborative digital platform.
The intervention area in Greece is the Municipality of Lassithi Plateau. For the other partner countries, the intervention areas will be:
Italy – Tosco-Emiliano National Park in the Apennine Mountains
Slovenia – City Idrija
Portugal – Melides Community (Grandola, Alentejo)
Malta – Paola Town
The project is aimed at government agencies responsible for developing cultural policy, scientists from various disciplines (designers, artists, historians, etc.) and people at risk of poverty or social exclusion.
Finally, the ultimate goal of the project is to integrate vulnerable individuals through the promotion and maintenance of local heritage, the development of life skills, a sense of community participation and the fight against social stigma.
-Guide addressed to Community Managers working in mountain and rural areas in order to create heritage-based and inclusive development opportunities,
-Community Heritage GeoTrail in vulnerable areas,
-Innovating Cultural Heritage Toolkit,
-Collaborative digital platform
KEAN – Cell of Alternative Youth Activities
PAOLA HERITAGE FOUNDATION
Organisation type: Non governmental organisation (NGO)
ASSOCIAÇÃO RCDI – REDE DE COMPETÊNCIAS PARA O DESENVOLVIMENTO E A INOVAÇÃO – PORTUGAL
Fracção E – Incubadora de Empresas
Estrada da Aldeia do Futuro – Quinta Velha