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In June 2020, Center for Climate Change became a partner at the Balkan Med Project “PROVIDING SERVICES FOR MANAGEMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES” – (Re-Source).

The project “Providing services for management of natural resources” with acronym “Re-Source” is being implemented under the “Transnational Cooperation Programme INTERREG Balkan – Mediterranean 2014-2020” and is co-funded by the European Union and National Funds of the participating countries. The Partnership includes nine (9) partners (one Observer Partner) that come from five (5) countries (Greece, Cyprus, Albania, Bulgaria and Republic of North Macedonia).

The project’s overall objective aims to increase the governance capacity and corresponding delivery regarding environmental legislation.

The sub-objectives of the project are:

  • Upgrade and customization of existing digital tools and services concerning the application of 1) precise irrigation, 2) evaluation of codes of good agricultural practices and 3) large-scale soil erosion risk assessment.
  • Delivery of these tools and services to end users from the local public administration authorities of five (5) countries (Greece, Bulgaria, Albania, Republic of North Macedonia and Cyprus).
  • Provision of scientific and technical support and the conduction of training seminars and workshops targeting the personnel of public authorities focusing on the use of the digital tools/services, water and soil resource management, good agricultural practices and related legal framework implementation • Diffusion of knowledge to all interested parties and individuals and the raise of public awareness on environmental issues and regulatory commitments.

Project duration: July 2019-June 2021