Partnership for Conservation and Sustainable Use of Varghis Gorge Nature Reserve
Partnership for Conservation and Sustainable Use of Varghis Gorge Nature Reserve
The project is located in Romania, Harghita county, Meresti commune.
The main aim of the project is to promote the sustainable use and conservation of natural resources, with the involvment of the local community
Objectives of the project:
- conservation of natural and cultural values of the region,
- identification and promotion of traditional local products and values,
- awareness-raising of local community and tourists related to nature conservation
- promotion of sustainable meadows management through designation of a pilot site
The activities of the project: community meetings, organization of trainings and presentation on eco-tourism, monitoring of vulnerable species, study visits, community development, designation of pilot site for sustainable management of meadows.
Target groups of the project are local farmers interested in rural tourism, land-owners in the nature reserve, local institution, the local community in general.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
AGORA - Grup de Lucru pentru Dezvoltare Durabila
Country:
Romania
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 20,094.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 3,615.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 6,256.00
Project Number:
ROM/OP3/2/06/03
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Replication of project activities
Agora Association prepared an application for replication of current project activities in other locations on the Homorod Valley.
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
During the entire project implementation, the project team will raise public awareness related to nature conservation and sustainable use of agricultural lands (especially meadows).
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Indicators
Biophysical
Number of globally significant species protected by project 5
Biophysical
Hectares of globally significant biodiversity area protected or sustainably managed by project 900
Empowerment
Number of CBOs / NGOs participated / involved in SGP project 3
Empowerment
Total additional in cash or in kind support obtained for new initiatives and opportunities through SGP project (in US dollars) 1000
Biophysical
Number of local policies informed in land degradation focal area 1
Livehood
Number of households who have benefited* from SGP project 100

Grantee Contact

Mr Laszlo Ambrus
Phone: 40 740-174762
Fax: 0040 266 219 549
Email: office@green-agora.ro
 

Address

Bd. Independentei Nr. 28/8, Harghita County
Odorheiu Secuiesc , Europe and the CIS , 535600
 

Website

http://green-agora.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