DEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF LEMNOS S.A.
Situation: Perfecture of North Aegean, Province of Lemnos (islands of Lemnos and Saint Efstratios)
Population: 18.475 inhabitantsArea: 520,8 km2
Population density: 36 inhabitants / km2
The LEADER+ Program and ETQMThe main focus of development is exploitation of local resources in order to transform Lemnos County into an “Integrated Tourism Destination” with a high environmental value. The strategy of the Local Action Group is based on efforts to activate local dynamics and support local initiatives that are innovative, impressive, viable and efficient.
The thematic guidelines defined in our area refer to ‘the exploitation of local resources, products and services based on quality terms so as to create an integrated touristic destination of high environmental quality’. The special title of the local LEADER+ Program of Lemnos is ‘Lemnos land, the environment, the goods, the people, the civilization. Projection of new entrepreneurship based on tradition, sustainability and quality’. The actions of the local Programme concern agrotourism, enterprises of rural and other sectors of economy, exploitation of natural and cultural environment and cooperations, all based on quality principals. It is therefore in relation to the global project of the European Territorial Quality Mark. The expected added value of the transnational cooperation is the opening of Lemnos and Saint Efstratios to the Mediterranean and European Community, meaning the promotion of the environment, local products, culture and local advantages. Longer touristic period, more tourists and exchanges of experience and know – how, are values that will also be derived from this cooperation. The partners mobilized by the programme are local authorities and local associations while the beneficiaries of the actions of the programme are the investors of the local programme, the professionals of tourism industry and the inhabitants of the Province.
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