Croatian silk

The main goal of the project “Croatian silk” is to revive the tradition of sericulture in Croatia. The purpose of the project is preservation of old handicrafts (silkworm breeding, silk weaving and dying) and renewal of old sericulture know-how and technologies. One of the goals is to revive family farming, develop alternative ways of earning in rural areas, stimulate employment and self-employment, promote tourism and rural tourism in underdeveloped Croatian regions, promote Croatian cultural heritage as a part of European and world heritage, reforest and raise environmental consciousness. Some European partners also participate in the project.