Main objective of the project was to improve and conserve the natural asset and landscape of areas with Ancient Olive Orchards, as well as the attractiveness of Albania, Montenegro, Apulia and Molise, to increase and promote smart and sustainable tourism and improve the quality of production, boosting sustainable rural development in the territories.
Monumental olive trees, natural assets, sites of cultural heritage and culinary traditions for diverse ethnic groups will be censed and mapped; guidelines for proper management of olive groves to achieve a quality production and conserving landscape will be set up; cultural and natural resource maps and local environmental, economic, tourist plans will be built at local and cross border level.
General Objective: The main objective of the project is to promote sustainable tourism development based on the natural asset of the landscape with Ancient Olive Orchards (AOOs). The attractiveness of such territories shall be preserved to increase and promote smart and sustainable tourism, boost sustainable rural development in the territories.
Specific Objectives: Identification of areas with ancient olive orchards (AOOs); Conservation of landscape with Ancient Olive trees and orchards; Development of areas with AOOs.