Crossdev

Cultural Routes for Sustainable Social and economic Development in Mediterranean

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Crossdev Cultural Routes for Sustainable Social and economic Development in Mediterranean

CROSSDEV is a 3-years project co-funded by the European Union through the ENI CBC MED Programme. The project’s objective is contributing to the economic and social development in Mediterranean, strengthening and enhancing sustainable tourism practices, emphasizing common heritages and resources.

Specifically, it expects to increase touristic competitiveness & attractiveness of less known destinations, rural/depressed areas, adopting/enhancing the Cultural Routes concept/experiences in selected areas of 4 countries:

Italy: Sicily, communities in the areas along the Via Selinuntina, neighbourhoods of Sambuca di Sicilia and Menfi (Province of Agrigento)

Jordan: communities around less known historical and cultural sites in Aqaba area (Southern Jordan) and archaeological site of Umm Qais (Northern Jordan)

Lebanon: villages in the area of Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, Mount Lebanon

Palestine: communities along the Masar Ibrahim (Abraham Path), Northern and Southern West Bank


Expected changes

Developing positive attitudes/practices in sustainable tourism enhancing the involvement and commitment of public authorities, actors of tourism-related sectors, educational institutions, civil society organizations, youth and the general public.

 

Expected results

  1. Increased attractiveness of less known touristic destinations;

  2. Increased diversification of tourism offering through the promotion of local and territorial assets/drivers in off season periods

BUDGET

Total budget: € 2,507,656

European Union contribution: € 2,256,890 (89,9% of the project’s total budget)

 

Partners

Lead beneficiary
CISP Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli, Rome - Italy

Partners

  • Italy: Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism (MIBACT)
  • Italy: CoopCulture
  • Jordan: The Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan (JREDS)
  • Jordan: Jordan University of Science and Technology - JUST University
  • Lebanon: The Association for the Protection of Jabal Moussa (APJM)
  • Palestine: Masar Ibrahim Al Khalil (MIAK)

Associates

  • Ministry of Tourism, Palestine
  • Ministry of Tourism, Lebanon
  • Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), Jordan
  • Organizzazione Internazionale Turismo Sociale (OITS), Brussels
  • Regione Sicilia, Assessorato Beni Culturali/Soprintendenza del Mare, Italy
  • Institute of Hotel Management &Tourism/Bethlehem University, Palestine 
  • The Center for Advanced Studies in Tourism (CAST) - University of Bologna, Italy

 

Official website

http://www.enicbcmed.eu/projects/crossdev

 

Contacts

Paola Autore, Project Manager CROSSDEV

CoopCulture

Via Sommacampagna, 9 – 00185 Rome

Phone: +39 06 39080762

E-mail: [email protected]

Creating a new platform to promote CROSSDEV’s destinations: what’s Information Architecture?

09 December 2021

Our work within CROSSDEV project continues through the conception of the information architecture for the future Digital Territorial Platform. What is AI and why is it so important?

How do you pick up a brand name? CROSSDEV’s experience for the new project’s platform

08 November 2021

The Digital Territorial Platform by CoopCulture will be a crucial output to promote CROSSDEV’s newly developed sustainable tourist products and destinations.

CoopCulture for CROSSDEV: Two years of CROSSDEV: what’s next?

05 October 2021

A reflection on the two years of the project just passed between activities, awards and objectives to be achieved.

Mapping territorial assets: behind the scenes of the CROSSDEV project

04 August 2021

Over the last months, Italian partner CoopCulture played a crucial role mapping all activities, possibilities and assets of each territory involved in the project.

CoopCulture for CROSSDEV: Tourism will not be the same. Time to get ready.

06 April 2021

Past, present and future of international tourism: data, emerging trends and new scenarios of one of the sector.

Education after Covid-19 and the role of tourism and Crossdev

05 February 2021

On the occasion of International Education Day 2021, we launched a reflection on the contribution of the Crossdev project to the education sector and in the development of new skills.

Discovering Incammino Project

14 December 2020

During "INCAmmino: tourism that focuses on the local community", a webinar organized by 'Aitr, we talked about our experience as a partner in the project for the economic development of rural communities in the area of ​​influence of the INCA Way (Qhapaq Ñan, Bolivia).

Crossdev: workshop sessions on territorial marketing

03 November 2020

Crossdev’s second year of implementation is starting with a number of activities aimed at promoting the (so far) less-known destinations of Italy, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine which are at the centre of the project.

ARTXCHANGE

13 November 2020

CoopCulture is partner of Artxchange, an international project supporting young artists, professionals and civil society organisations in Kenya and Somalia, Italy and Sweden.

BUILDING A RESILIENT TOURISM SECTOR IN THE COVID-19 ERA

24 September 2020

Challenges and opportunities in the Mediterranean area. A webinar organized by ENI CBC MED to celebrate the World Tourism Day on the 28th of September from 11:00 to 13:00 CET. 

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