Development and implementation of sustainable development strategy of Gorodnytsa based on use of natural resources
Development and implementation of sustainable development strategy of Gorodnytsa based on use of natural resources
The project aims to combat ecological and socio-economic crisis in Horodytsia village of Zhytomyr region caused by Chornobyl disaster. The main objective is to develop a system for sufficient use of natural resources of the region and to build institutional capacity of the community. This will be reached through a sustainable development plan for the region and arranging of ecological forest management, sustainable fishing practices, organic farming, production of solid fuel and implementation of green tourism. The objectives of the project include:
– Development of the Strategy of Sustainable Development for Horodytsia village through involvement of the local authorities, community and business.
– Building capacity of the local community through a series of ecological workshops and establishment of the Agency for Sustainable Development of Horodnytsia village.
– Overall involvement of the local residents in activities of the Strategic Committee and public discussions throughout the project, and establishment of the Public Council.
– Attraction of investors to the area through development of effective marketing strategy and three investment projects.
- Conduct of a series of workshops for entrepreneurs to improve their environmental knowledge and skills.
- Raising of public awareness on environmental issues and project outcomes, and share experience among other communities during a regional conference.
In general, the project made a significant environmental impact on the area as it moved from high power consuming industry to activities, which are specific to this region (e.g. fishing, silviculture, green tourism, produce of solid fuel from wood waste etc.). Through the use of local raw materials to produce fuel the project created energy-efficient system to replace traditional power sources and save local budget.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
NGO "Institute of policy technologies"
Country:
Ukraine
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 39,113.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 21,346.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 18,025.00
Project Number:
UKR/SGP/OP4/Y3/RAF/2010/04
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
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Indicators
Biophysical
Hectares of globally significant biodiversity area protected or sustainably managed by project 21
Empowerment
Number of women participated / involved in SGP project 2500
Empowerment
Number and type of support linkages established with local governments/authorities 1

Partnership

Horodnytsya town council,

Grantee Contact

Mrs Maria Dutkevych
Email: mm_d@ukr.net
 

Address

8 Ploscha Rynok
Lviv , 79008

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