“Integrated Territorial Investment (ITI) for the Utilization of the Lakes of Western Macedonia” Programme
Water, the source of life, now becomes a springboard for progress through an Integrated Territorial Investment that embraces the emblematic lakes of Western Macedonia: Prespes, Amyntaios, Kastoria, and Aliakmonas.
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The approved Regional Operational Programme for Western Macedonia 2014-2020 includes an intervention in the lake areas of the Region via the “Integrated Territorial Investment for the Utilization of the Lakes of Western Macedonia”. The main objective of the ITI for the limnic systems, which include surface waters and their natural or artificial systems, is that they act as vehicles for the growth of the wider Region. The needs to be met by the ITI include the protection and subsequent rational exploitation of the lakes of Western Macedonia, as well as the integration of the lake ecosystems in the region’s production system.
Poles of Attraction
Pole of Prespes
Pole of Amyntaios Lakes
Pole of Kastoria
Pole of Aliakmonas Lakes
36.6 million euros, of which 35.2 million will be provided by the European Regional Development Fund and 1.4 million by the by the European Social Fund.