Impact of climate change and land use on the resources and services of mountain ecosystems in the transboundary area
Republic of Bulgaria – Republic of Macedonia
for implementation of best practices for the sustainable management of mountain areas in the cross-border region
Long-term Strategy for Enhancing the Integration of Ecosystem
Services concept in the Network of PAs and territorial development of
Mountain areas 2021 – 2031
Long-term strategy for the improvement and integration of an ecosystem concept in the management in the Osogovo Mountains
3RD WORK MEETING OF THE PROJECT
CB 006.2.11.103 Capacity building on sustainable utilization of ecosystem services by local communities in mountain regions – CAPLOCOM
Subsidy Contract under the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance II
No РД 02-29-68/05.03.2021
The 3rd Work Meeting of the Project “Capacity building on sustainable utilization of ecosystem services by local communities in mountain regions”, co-funded by EU through the Interreg-IPA CBC Programme between Republic of Bulgaria and Republic of North Macedonia 2014 – 2020 with CCI № 2014TC16I5CB006 (Acronym: CAPLOCOM; Ref. No: CB 006.2.11.103/Subsidy Contract No: РД 02-29-68/05.03.2021) took place on 3rd December 2021 in the office of the Lead Partner – Local Economic Development Agency-Razlog, LEDA-Razlog, in Bulgaria, Razlog, 8 Makedonia square.
In the meeting there were representatives for all the partners of the project: Local Economic Development Agency – Razlog, LEDA-Razlog –LP, Environmental Organisation Zdravec 2002 -PP2, Forest Research Institute – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences /FRI-BAS/ – PP3. In total, seven (7) participants representing Project’s Partners participated in the meeting.
Operational tasks related to the implementation of the project were discussed.
The main topic of the work meeting was the coordination of the actions of the partners in relation to the implementation of the following main project Activities: 2 “Analysis of the impact of climate and land-use change on mountain ecosystems’ resources and services in cross border area” /responsible partner PP3 – Forest Research Institute – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences/ and 4 “Development of Long-term Strategy for enhancing the integration of Ecosystem Services concept in the Network of Protected Areas and territorial development of mountain areas” /responsible for the implementation of this activity are all project partners/. The project progress was discussed among the partners and we found out that all project partners are currently implementing their activities according to the parameters set in the project and without deviations from the timetable set in the Application form.
The joint activities on the forthcoming tasks were planned for the next quarter in 2022.