Sustainable development and green tourism in Volodymyretsky district of Rivne region
Sustainable development and green tourism in Volodymyretsky district of Rivne region
The main objective of the proposed Project is to support sustainable development of the Volodymyretsky district community and introduce “green growth” model through mobilizing community to protect biodiversity and develop green tourism in places of their living. The strategy for sustainable development of Volodymyretsky district will contribute to biodiversity protection, protection of unique ecosystem of Ukrainian Polissya, as well as improve lives of local people and improving their economic conditions. At the same time, it is foreseen that the Project will minimize the influence of green tourism on environment. It is widely known that Volodymyretsky district has such primary attractions like flora, fauna and beautiful nature. The complex of measures initiated by the Project will influence local people attitude to the nature and use of natural resources. There are 6 protected areas on the territory of Volodymyretsky district. The biggest one is Rivne National Park, with the territory of more than 8.2 000 ha. The White Lake is located there. The water of the White Lake is concentrated with glycerin. There are more than 10 lakes and 14 artificial lakes in Volodymyretsky district. 51 % of the territory are covered with the forests full of wild animals, birds, fruits. Development and implementation of sustainable development strategy and green tourism will promote environmental protection in the villages, located near the Rivne National Park as well contribute to poverty reduction among local people.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Youth NGO
Country:
Ukraine
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 43,194.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 26,563.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 16,945.00
Project Number:
UKR/SGP/OP4/Y3/CORE/2010/31
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
Gender equality is a part of project policy and all parties participate in project activities on equal base and benefit from project results.
Notable Community Participation
Project’s success and sustainability are the real achievement of local community that actively participated in project realization.
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Indicators
Biophysical
Number of local policies informed in biodiversity focal area 1
Empowerment
Number of women participated / involved in SGP project 500
Livehood
Number of households who have benefited* from SGP project 10
Livehood
Number of individuals (gender diaggregated) who have benefited* from SGP project 50

Partnership

Volodymerytsky district council, Volyn center for investments and development, Volodymerytsky district employment center

Grantee Contact

Mr Oleksandr Babiy
Phone: +38 0975834575
Email: o_babiy@lutsk.in.ua
 

Address

Vynnychenka Str., 67
Lutsk , 43021

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Svitlana Nigorodova
Phone:
+ 380 44 354 56 90 (ext. 3300)
Email:

Address

10, Lypska Str., Kyiv, Ukraine
, EUROPE AND THE CIS REGION, 01021