CarpatZoo - About project
The „We live in the common Carpathian basin – visitors friendly development of Szeged and Timişoara’s Zoological Gardens – Carpatzoo” project is financed by the European Union European Regional Development Fund, through Hungary-Romania Cross-Border Co-operation Programme 2007-2013 and was a result of a collaboration between Timişoara and Szeged Municipalities.
Project lieder: Szeged Municipality, Csongrád County, Hungary
Project code: HURO/0801/018
Project partner: Timişoara Municipality
The total budget of this project is 275.938 Euro. For Timişoara Municipality as a project partner, the budget is 92.168 Euro,
which 90.324,64 Euro grant (ERDF 85 %+state co-financed 13%) and 1.843,36 Euro (2%) own contribution.
The CARPATZOO Project runs from October 2009 until September 2010.
The project will strengthen the collaboration between the two twin cities – Timişoara and Szeged and will popularize the natural and cultural heritage of the region. The goals of this project are to create new habitats for animal species, to organize ecological activities and workshops for the ZOO’s visitors. Thus, the visitors will have the opportunity to learn about animals in a natural space in the Green Forest’s of Timişoara.
Through this project the following activities will be implemented on the Romanian side: