The project is being implemented under the E.U.'s Tacis programme.
The beneficiary of the Project is the Government of the Republic of Karelia which co-ordinates assistance to
both the existing and proposed parks. The Project is working in close co-operation with
republican ministries and agencies involved in forestry and environmental activities as
well as local administrations.
The planning and establishment of the new protected areas
is being consulted by qualified Russian and European experts.