About us

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DAYKO is a Non-Governmental Organization working in the field of wildlife and environmental protection. The aim of the foundation is enabling the sustainability of natural resources, raising awareness within the region about wildlife and natural resources, raising the welfare of citizens by actively encouraging their involvement in various environmental projects.DAYKO’s prior mission is the sustainable use and management of natural resources, drawing attention to priority areas for them to gain protected status and helping in the transfer of the ecosystems contained by natural habitats to future generations. “DAYKO” is a Non-Governmental Organization working in the field of wildlife and environmental protection. The aim of the foundation is enabling the sustainability of natural resources, raising awareness within the region about wildlife and natural resources, raising the welfare of citizens by actively encouraging their involvement in various environmental projects.”DAYKO”’s primal mission is the sustainable use and management of natural resources, drawing attention to priority areas for them to gain protected status and helping in the transfer of the ecosystems contained by natural habitats to future generations. “DAYKO” conducted 3 project funded by IPA Cross border Cooperation Programme and 1 project funded by Black Sea region programme. One of the project funded under the 2nd Call of Proposals under the CBC BG TR Programme is “Food as a Mutual Cultural Heritage in Thrace Region-Food_M.C.H.Tht”; the other project is” Istranca Region Protection for Sustainable Development-IRPSD” (implemented with the same partnership as the current proposal – Ëurope and We”Association) and the third one is “Sakar-Yildiz Trans-European Hiking Route-SYTHER” funded by the 3rd Call of Proposals under CBC BG TR Programme (ongoing). DAYKO also implemented “Integrated Coastal Zone Management” project funded by CBC Black Sea Basin Programme. All projects (except the last project ) have been successfully implemented with very good execution rate and certified by the Managing authority. “DAYKO” has strong background and potential in ETC and environmental protection actions, has high qualified and experienced personnel, and very good technical and financial capacity.

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Project Team

Dayko Project Coordinator, Hiking Experts, Project Partner Team, Voluneers

Project Partner

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Tourist Association “Vishegrad” – Topolovgrad was established at the end of 2008. The organization is actively working on the tourism development and promotion both locally – on the territory of Topolovgrad municipality and regionally – in Bulgaria and the neighbouring countries. Every year the association is fulfiling an events schedule, which includes numerous trips to natural, cultural and historical sights – mountains, nature parks, museums, cities, seaside resorts, etc. Every year the Association organises two week educational summer camps for young people on the territory of Sakar mountain. The annual Assoiation’s schedule includes events for memorial of the traditional holidays and customs, including workshops, trips and celebrations; participation in initiatives for the protection and preservation of the environmental and cultural herritage – such as cleaning the forests and the monuments from trash, planting trees, informing about fire and waste managemt in the nature, etc. The organization has established contacts and partnerships with different organizations from Bulgaria and several European counries. It regularly takes place in different tourism and environmental conferences, forums, meetings and exhibitions conducted from government structures, NGOs and private companies locally and internationally. Among the members of the organization are school and university teachers, sholars, geologists, historians, lawyers, company owners, etc.

 

Туристическо Дружество „Вишеград“ – Тополовград е основано в края на 2008 г. Организацията активно работи за развитието и промотирането на туризма както на местно ниво – на територията на община Тополовград, така и на регионално – в Република България и съседните й страни. Ежегодно дружеството организира и участва в различни събития, включително екскурзии до природни, културни и исторически забележителности – планини, природни паркове, музеи, градове, морски курорти и др. Всяка година дружеството организира двуседмични образователни летни лагери за младежи на територията на Сакар планина. Годишният график на ТД „Вишеград“  включва събития свързани с традиционни български празници и обичаи, семинари, екскурии и чествания. Дружеството взема участие в инициативи за опазване на природното и културното наследство на България –  почистване на горите и паметниците от отпадъци, засаждане на дървета, информира за възникнали пожари и сметища сред природата, и др. Организацията е установила контакти и създала партньорства с други  организации от България и от няколко европейски държави. Редовно партнира в различни конференции, форуми, срещи и изложения в областта на туризма и околната среда, провеждани от правителствени структури, неправителствени организации и частни компании на местно и международно ниво. Сред членовете на организацията са преподаватели, учени, геолози, историци, адвокати, предприемачи и други.

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