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DATE: 07.06.2021


INTRODUCTORY INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR

under project CB 006.2.11.103 “Capacity building for sustainable use of ecosystem services by local communities in mountainous areas” – CAPLOCOM

On June 4, 2021, at the Terra Complex Hotel, near Razlog, an International Seminar “Raising Awareness and Readiness for Cooperation in Capacity Building for Better Management of Natural Resources” was held under the project “Capacity Building for Sustainable Use” of ecosystem services from local communities in mountain regions ”, co-financed by the EU through the INTERREG-IPA CBC CBC Program between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Northern Macedonia 2014 – 2020 with CCI № 2014TC16I5CB006.

The seminar was organized by SOPD “MAIR – Razlog” – a leading partner in the project, with the assistance of other partners Ecological Association “Zdravets 2002”, Makedonska Kamenica, Republic of Northern Macedonia and the Institute of Forestry – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences / IG-BAS /

The event brought together over 100 people interested in nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources, as well as the integration of ecosystem services in urban and spatial planning – experts, scientists, responsible institutions and authorities, NGOs, young people and other stakeholders. The aim of the seminar was to acquaint the participants from the target municipalities – Razlog, Bulgaria and Makedonska Kamenica, Republic of Northern Macedonia with current forest problems in the cross-border region and to motivate them to take an active part in protecting natural resources and sustainable use of ecosystem services.

Invited external experts – Prof. Maria Nijnik (James Hutton Institute, UK) and Prof. Odvar Skre (Norwegian Institute for Bioeconomics Research, Norway) gave online presentations on “Social Innovation in Marginalized Rural Areas” and “Ecosystems” services in Norway – focus on sensitive forest ecosystems “.

The project is co-financed by the EU through the Cross-border Cooperation Program INTERREG-IPA CBC between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Northern Macedonia 2014 – 2020, with reference number CCI 2014TC16I5CB006This publication reflects only the views of the author and is the sole responsibility of IARC – Razlog. The European Commission assumes no responsibility for the use made of the information contained therein.

DATE18.05.2021г.


1st PROJECT WORKING MEETING

CB 006.2.11.103 Capacity building for sustainable use of ecosystem services by local communities in mountain areas – CAPLOCOM

Grant Agreement under the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance II

No. RD 02-29-68 / 05.03.2021

On May 17, 2021, in the office of “Local Agency for Economic Development-Razlog” – MAIR-Razlog – leading project partner, in Bulgaria, Razlog, 8 Macedonia Square, the first working meeting of the project “Construction of capacity for sustainable use of ecosystem services by local communities in mountain regions “, co-financed by the EU through the Interreg-IPA Interregional Cooperation Program between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Northern Macedonia 2014 – 2020 with CCI № 2014TC16I5CB006 (Acronym: CAPLOCOM; Re; CB 006.2.11.103/Subsidy contract №: RD 02-29-68 / 05.03.2021).

The meeting was attended by representatives of all project partners: SOPD “MAIR – Razlog”, Ecological Association “Zdravets 2002”, Makedonska Kamenica, Republic of Northern Macedonia and the Institute of Forestry – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences / IG-BAS /.

The main topic of the workshop was the coordination of the actions of the partners in connection with the implementation of Activity 1: International Opening Seminar “Raising Awareness and Readiness for Cooperation in Capacity Building for Better Management of Natural Resources”, dated 4 June 2021 The aim of this activity is to acquaint the experts and stakeholders from the target municipalities – Razlog and Makedonska Kamenica with the current problems of forests in the cross-border region and to motivate them to take an active part in the protection of natural resources and sustainable use of ecosystem services. The seminar will bring together 100 participants: experts (foresters, ecologists, urban planners) and representatives of interested institutions from Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia – environmental NGOs, schools, universities, research institutes, public authorities and other stakeholders. The seminar will be held in Razlog. The tasks and responsibilities of each of the project partners were distributed – transport to the place, accommodation of the participants, invitations for participation of the experts and official guests from the Bulgarian and Macedonian side.

The joint activities on the forthcoming tasks for the next quarter were planned.

The project is co-funded by EU through the Interreg-IPA CBC Programme between Republic of Bulgaria and Republic of North Macedonia 2014 – 2020 with CCI № 2014TC16I5CB006



DATE: 27.04.2021г.


Invitation for participation in a procedure with subject “Organization of an international seminar for starting in Razlog; Participation of Bulgarian stakeholders in training in Northern Macedonia; Bus rental for participants in the Final Conference in Razlog “, Reference number: CB006.2.11.103 / 04

Local Agency for Economic Development – Razlog announces acceptance of offers for awarding a contract for the provision of services with subject “Organizing an international opening seminar in Razlog, Participation of Bulgarian stakeholders in training in Northern Macedonia, Bus rental for participants in the Final Conference in Razlog ”in connection with the implementation of the activities under the project“ Capacity building on sustainable utilization of ecosystem services by local communities in mountain regions ”/ CAPLOCOM /, № CB006 .2.11.103, funded under the Grant Agreement RD02-29-68 / 05.03.2021, under the Second Call for Proposals of the Cross-Border Cooperation Program between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Northern Macedonia, co-financed by the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (CCI2014TC16I5CB006). The procedure is carried out in accordance with the provisions of the Practical Guide to Contract Procedures for External Actions of the European Union (PRAG, revision August 2020) and tender documentation prepared according to standard models (Annex 14.1.1) of the Project Implementation Guide under the Second Call for Proposals. project proposals of the Cross-border Cooperation Program between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Northern Macedonia) (August 2020 version).
More information and documents for participation:
Contact person: Zahari Belichenov
Phone: tel./fax + 359 747 80 011;
Email: zazo_bg@yahoo.com
The deadline for submission of documents for participation is May 14, 2021, 17:00 local time.

DATE: 27.04.2021г.


Invitation to participate in the procedure subject “Preparation and design of promotional materials”, Reference number: CB006.2.11.103 / 02

Local Agency for Economic Development – Razlog announces acceptance of bids for awarding a contract for the provision of services for the preparation and design of promotional materials for the needs of the project “Building capacity for sustainable use of ecosystem services by local communities in the mountains areas ”/ Capacity building on sustainable utilization of ecosystem services by local communities in mountain regions – CAPLOCOM /, № CB006.2.11.103, financed under Subsidy Contract RD02-29-68 / 05.03.2021, under the Second Call for Proposals of the Cross-border Cooperation Program between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Northern Macedonia, co-financed by the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (CCI2014TC16I5CB006). The procedure is carried out in accordance with the provisions of the Practical Guide to Contract Procedures for External Actions of the European Union (PRAG, revision August 2020) and tender documentation prepared according to standard models (Annex 14.1.1) of the Project Implementation Guide under the Second Call for Proposals. project proposals of the Cross-border Cooperation Program between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Northern Macedonia) (August 2020 version).

More information and documents for participation:

Contact person: Zahari Belichenov

Phone/ Fax +359 747 80011; Mobile.: 0887/ 611 996

Email: zazo_bg@yahoo.com

The deadline for submission of documents for participation is May 14, 2021, 17:00 local time.



Date: 27.04.2021г.


Invitation to participate in a procedure with subject “Publications in the mass media”, Reference number: CB006.2.11.103 / 03

Local Agency for Economic Development – Razlog announces acceptance of offers for awarding a contract for the provision of services with subject “Publications in the mass media” in connection with the implementation of activities under the project “Capacity building for sustainable use of ecosystem services by local communities in the mountains areas ”/ Capacity building on sustainable utilization of ecosystem services by local communities in mountain regions – CAPLOCOM /, № CB006.2.11.103, financed under the Subsidy Contract RD02-29-68 / 05.03.2021, under the Second Call for Proposals of The Cross-Border Cooperation Program between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Northern Macedonia, co-financed by the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (CCI2014TC16I5CB006). The procedure is carried out in accordance with the provisions of the Practical Guide to Contract Procedures for External Actions of the European Union (PRAG, revision August 2020) and tender documentation prepared according to standard models (Annex 14.1.1) of the Project Implementation Guide under the Second Call for Proposals. project proposals of the Cross-border Cooperation Program between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Northern Macedonia) (August 2020 version).

More information and documents for participation:

Contact person: Zahari Belichenov

Phone/ Fax +359 747 80011; Mobile.: 0887/ 611 996

Email: zazo_bg@yahoo.com

The deadline for submission of documents for participation is May 14, 2021, 17:00 local time.



Дата: 05.03.2021 г.


On 05/03/2021, SOPD “MAIR – Razlog” signed a Subsidy Agreement № RD-02-29-68 / 05.03.2021 under the project “Capacity building for sustainable use of ecosystem services by local communities in mountainous areas” under the INTERREG-IPA CBC Cross-border Cooperation Program between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Northern Macedonia 2014 – 2020, with reference number CCI 2014TC16I5CB006

PROJECT SUMMARY

Project title: Capacity building for sustainable use of ecosystem services by local communities in mountainous areas
Acronym: CAPLOCOM
Leading partner: Local Agency for Economic Development – Razlog, Bulgaria
Project partners: Ecological Association “Zdravets 2002”, Northern Macedonia; Forest Institute – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Priority axis: Environment
Specific objective: 1.1. Environmental protection and sustainable use of natural resources in the cross-border area;
Duration: 15
Total budget (in euro): 96,670.39
Project activities: International seminar on “Raising awareness and willingness to cooperate in building capacity for better management of natural resources” Analysis of the impact of climate change and land use on the resources and services of mountain ecosystems in the transboundary region; Development of a long-term strategy for strengthening the integration of the concept of ecosystem services in the network of protected areas and the territorial development of mountain areas
Expected results of the project: Enhanced cooperation between Bulgaria and Macedonia to promote the local population for environmental protection and sustainable use of natural resources. Improved and synchronized capacity of the local community to understand and rationally manage mountain ecosystems, resources and services
Target groups: Local communities in the cross-border region, scientists, representatives of environmental and youth NGOs, public bodies responsible for nature management, logging countries, schools, universities and other stakeholders from both countries

The project is co-financed by the EU through the INTERREG-IPA CBC Cross-border Cooperation Program between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Northern Macedonia 2014 – 2020, with reference number CCI 2014TC16I5CB006



Дата: 16.10.2020 г.


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MESSAGE

TO INITIATE A PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINING A CONTRACTOR BY SELECTION BY PUBLIC INVITATION

GRANT AGREEMENT: № BMP1 / 1.1 / 2612/2017

BENEFICIARY: “Local Agency for Economic Development – Razlog”

Основание за съобщението: чл. 2, ал. 2 от ПМС № 160/01.07.2016 г.

Description of the service, supply or work for which interest is declared (including technical specifications / parameters / terms of reference corresponding to the grant agreement):

“Activities to support networking, which include the exchange of expertise and good practices, information activities, training programs and others, and the organization of an information day.”

Estimated value: BGN 66,340.74 without incl. VAT

Term for performance of the service: 31.01.2021

Contacts: 2760 Razlog, 13 Sheynovo Str., 1st floor, tel .: 00359 887 611 996, e-mail: office@bcmesta.bg; smartruralrazlog@gmail.com

Deadline for submission of price proposals: 26.10.2020, by 17:00

Manner of submitting bids: The bids shall be submitted to the address: Razlog, 13 Sheynovo Str., 1st floor, Office of SOPD MAIR-Razlog

The public invitation and its documents are also available at:

http://www.eufunds.bg – интернет адрес на Единния информационен портал на Структурните фондове на ЕС, на следния линк: https://www.eufunds.bg/bg/node/5973

https://www.leda-razlog.org/files/public-invitation-documents

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