EU funded projects in BiH

Wise use of common natural resources - road to sustainability of the Serbia/BiH cross-border region

PROJECT DETAILS

Sectors Regional and territorial cooperation
EU Acquis chapters Other issues
Programme Funding Year 2009
Value €101,216
Periods of implementation 2012
Locations BIJELJINA, BRATUNAC, ZVORNIK

Results

Estimated results: Increased capacities of local stakeholders in 6 target municipalities (3 in BiH, 3 in Serbia) to actively operate in environmental management in cross-border area; Developed Action plan for wise use and protection of natural resources in 6 municipalities in the Drina River Basin; Increased public participation in environmental decision making through active involvement in action plans drafting; Increased public awareness for protection and sustainable use of natural resources by implementing public outreach activities.

SUMMARY

The project aims to contribute to sustainable development of the Serbia-BiH cross-border region by fostering cooperation and multistakeholders approach in integrated natural resources management in the Drina River Basin. The project target groups are at the same time the final beneficiaries of the project outcomes. Project activities include: analysis and mobilisation of the stakeholders, capacity building of local stakeholders, development of the Action plan for wise use and protection of natural resources, facilitating of the public consultation process, dissemination and promotion of the project activities, etc. Final beneficiaries are: Local authorities in 6 target municipalities, Public utility companies dealing with forest resources management and/or utilization drinking and waste water management, Authorities in charge of water resources management, Civil society organizations (CSOs) and General public.

RESULTS

Estimated results: Increased capacities of local stakeholders in 6 target municipalities (3 in BiH, 3 in Serbia) to actively operate in environmental management in cross-border area; Developed Action plan for wise use and protection of natural resources in 6 municipalities in the Drina River Basin; Increased public participation in environmental decision making through active involvement in action plans drafting; Increased public awareness for protection and sustainable use of natural resources by implementing public outreach activities.