The infrastructure of Verkhovyna National Park
Лісові ініціативи і cуспільство
Verkhovyna National Nature Park has high potential to be an important tourist hub of the Carpathian Mountains. The region rich in natural and cultural treasures attracts not only tourists, but researchers and scientists as well. In order to improve the conditions and opportunities on the territory of the Park, the administration has been working on the development of the infrastructure of the nature reserve fund since its establishment.
Construction is one of the main directions of infrastructure development. For example, the reconstruction of the special administration of the Park is coming to a close, which will improve the conditions for research, environmental, educational and recreational activities.
However, today it is not so easy to achieve all the planned results. Funding for the reconstruction of new facilities in the Park was provided by the Ministry of Ecology of Ukraine and the Frankfurt Zoological Society. In particular, the Ministry of Ecology has already allocated more than ten million hryvnias for the development of the Park's infrastructure, so that certain construction works have begun. However, due to the changes of pre-planned estimates, the funding has stopped.
Fortunately, ForestCom NGO agreed with the international organization Global Conservation to finance the adjustment of estimate documentations, which might allow the Ministry of Ecology to plan the appropriate funds and complete the construction soon.
We hope all plans will be implemented and will give more opportunities for research and development of tourism in the Hutsul region.
More about the project here.
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