Summary: The project "Regional Park in Istria" is an
interdisciplinary research project aiming to define the premises for a
balanced economic development and protection of natural and cultural
heritage in central Istria. The project consists of four interrelated
parts, i.e. park boundaries, elements of park's infrastructure, elements
and mechanisms of spatial protection in line with existing physical and
cultural structures, and framework and elements of global and specific
economic development in central Istria.
Research goals: The aim of this research is to prepare a strategy
for the preservation of natural and cultural heritage and economic
development of the central Istrian area. An expected contribution of this
research is, thus, envisaged as follows: a) elaboration of the new law
which would jointly protect natural and cultural heritage, b) strategy of
economic development of central Istria, c) elaboration of a model of
regional park managemant and organization. Other information about the project.