Integrated Biodiversity Conservation through Development of Alternative Income Generation Methods for the Communities around the Creasta Cocosului Reserve”.
Integrated Biodiversity Conservation through Development of Alternative Income Generation Methods for the Communities around the Creasta Cocosului Reserve”.
The project aims at increasing community participation in decision making, considering the economic needs of the local people and biodiversity protection in the Creasta Cocosului Reserve and its buffer zone. The activities include: capacity building of the local groups to enhance participatory planning of nature-friendly management of the local forrests, grasslands and upland wetlands; sustainable harvesting and use of natural products, i.e. non-timber forrest products; job creation through eco-tourism development.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Asociatia EcoLogic
Country:
Romania
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 45,239.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 9,082.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 23,720.00
Project Number:
ROM/05/04
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Policy Impact
Besides biodiversity management in the Creasta Cocosului Reserve, the project has an impact in related productive sectors of the local economy: forestry and grazing. The participatory planning of the use of these natural resources will explore practical solutions that will be integrated in local regulations and included by the local authorities in the community development plans.
Significant Participation of Indigenous Peoples
Capacity building in local groups will allow them for participatory planning of nature friendly management high-valued local forests, grasslands and wetlands. The local groups will be also involved in practical activities in the reserve, such as visitor trails and wayside exhibition arrangement, bird watching tower construction and buffer zone delimitation.
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Indicators
Empowerment
Number of women participated / involved in SGP project 25
Empowerment
Number of indigenous people participated/involved in SGP project 2175

Grantee Contact

Mrs Edit Pop
Phone: 0040 262 224035
Email: edit_pop@nvn.ro
 

Address

Bd. Unirii Nr. 28
Baia Mare , Europe and the CIS , 430232
 

Website

http://www.ecologic.romm.ro

SGP Country office contact

Mrs. Tania Mihu
Phone:
+4 021 201 7827
Fax:
+4 021 201 7828
Email:
Ms. Andreea Ihos
Phone:
+4 021 201 7827
Fax:
+4 021 201 7828
Email:

Address

UN House, 48A Primaverii Blvd., sector 1
Bucharest