Building partnership!


Building partnership!

Enhancing promotion & protection of biodiversity to preserve natural heritage in the Slovak-Hungarian cross-border region

  • AcronymEcoregion SKHU
  • Call IDSKHU/1902
  • Priority AxisProtecting natural and cultural heritage
  • Specific objective1.1 To increase the attractiveness of the border area
  • Registration No.SKHU/1902/1.1/058
  • Total Project budget1,950,000.00 €
  • Total ERDF awarded1,657,500.00 €
  • Project start date01 November 2020
  • Project end date31 October 2022
  • Project statusClosed

The Ecoregion SKHU project focuses on the joint development of the natural heritage of the Dunajské Luhy Protected Landscape Area, which extends from Bratislava to the Veľkolélsky ostrov in the Komárno District (1,228,400 ha), and the Szigetköz Nature Park (50,748 ha) surrounding 26 municipalities in the western part of Hungary. The aim of the project is to develop and improve existing eco-tourism services by increasing environmental awareness of the public, building eco-touristic infrastructure, providing environmental education, and improving public-private cooperation.
The Bratislava self-governing region (BSK), Trout Circle Association, the Szigetköz Nature Park Association, the municipality of Kimle and will cooperate in the project. BSK will revitalize the garden of the Ecocenter in Čunovo and will equip two exhibition rooms of the Ecocenter with the focus on meadows and fields. Trout Circle Association will build a modern zero waste Ecocenter in Dunasziget, which will offer many leisure activities and will focus on environmental protection and sustainability. The two partners will also introduce joint activities to increase the environmental literacy of children and guides in protected areas. The complementary infrastructure for the improvement of the eco-touristic services will be undertaken by the Szigetköz Nature Park Association, the municipality of Kimle and a SME - The municipality of Kimle will establish accommodation units in the loft of the Community House in Kimle. 
The Szigetköz Nature Park Association will prepare an ecological installation within the Community House and will enlarge its leisure activities offer by canoes and tents. will set up accommodation units, with wooden houses in Dobrohošť, and will organize water tours. Thanks to the project, it is expected to increase public interest in nature conservation within the border region and to improve cross-border offer of enviro-educational programs.


Lead Beneficiary / ERDF awarded

Bratislavský samosprávny kraj

Bratislava, Sabinovská 16 82005

935,000.00 €

Beneficiary 1 / ERDF awarded

Pisztráng Kör Waldorf Természetvédő és Természetjáró Egyesület

3517 Miskolc, Losonczy u. 64.

535,925.00 €

Beneficiary 2 / ERDF awarded

Ing. Zoltán Jankó -

93101 Dobrohošť, Dobrohošť 141

42,500.00 €

Beneficiary 3 / ERDF awarded

Szigetköz Natúrpark Egyesület

9181 Kimle, Fő utca 114.

59,075.00 €

Beneficiary 4 / ERDF awarded

Kimle Község Önkormányzata

9181 Kimle, Vízpart utca 2.

85,000.00 €

Locations of investment