Sea Trout Fyn reached the podium on the 8th of November in an international competition in Chicago “The International Awards for Liveable Communities” (LivCom). We ran in a competition for innovative projects, which demonstrate sustainability, and which has a positive effect on the local community end environment.
I the competition some 8 countries competed, which all had qualified themselves for the finals. All were judged by their ability to work in a holistic way which generates a sustainable and attractive community for the local citizens.
There was a focus on 6 topics in the competition:
Former CEO of Syddansk Turisme, Mr. Peter Saabye Simonsen, states that “We’re very happy and proud of this nomination. Partly because it’s very prestigious for us to receive such a notable nomination, partly because it goes to prove, that it’s possible to develop a sustainable tourisme, where environmental improvements goes hand in hand with the creation of local jobs and local support. We know, that especially German angling-tourists value this aspect highly. Ultimately these characteristics helps generate local growth, both financially and environmentally”.
Project manager: Jan Hald Kjeldsen, firstname.lastname@example.org
LivCom has been in existence since 1997 and is supported by UNEP (UN’s Environmental Program) and IFPRA (International Federation of Parks and Recreation Administration). The purpose of LIVCOM is to promote best practice, innovation and management with regards to the creation of a dynamic and environmentally sustainable local community, which improves the quality of life for the local inhabitants.