Bulgarian Biodiversity F oundation. Diyana Kostovska , Project manager. Who are we?. A Bulgarian environmental NGO with more than 15 years experience with more than 20 experts; works to conserve biodiversity in Bulgaria and neighboring countries; - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Diyana Kostovska, Project managerBulgarian Biodiversity
1Who are we?A Bulgarian environmental NGO with more than 15
years experience with more than 20 experts;works to conserve
biodiversity in Bulgaria and neighboring countries;supports the
participation of citizens and local communities in the sustainable
management of natural resources and protected areas;raises public
awareness on the issues of biodiversity and nature protection.
Activities directionsProtected territories and species;Natura
2000 and Green belt;Biosphere Reserves;Multifunctional use of
wetlands and forests;Wilderness and non-intervention management in
Natura 2000;Education and PR;Ecotourism and Sustainable
Development;Monitoring and Campaigns.
Regions of workStrandjaBelasitzaCentral BalkanOsogovoBurgas
lakesEastern RodophesWestern BalkansWestern RodophesPirinPartners
and fundingProject-based funding;Partners: neighboring countries:
Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Romania, but also Norway, Georgia,
Donors: EEA Grants, DBU, Operational Program Environment, Life
+, Bulgarian-Swiss Cooperation Program, Frankfurt Zoological
Society - Germany, Pro Natura Switzerland, GEF, etc.
Focal point of CEEweb
Areas of work connected with BG02Restoration of the coastal
lagoon Atanasovsko lake including monitoring hydrological,
physical-chemical, hydrobiological and ichthyologic monitoring;
Scientific research on environmental impact of the artificial
reefs on particular Black sea sites;
Development of strategic documents such as the National wetland
plan and management plans of protected areas.Project
prioritiesHydrological modelling including data modeling for
climate change vulnerability of salty lakes.Assessment the
environmental status of brackish waters and brackish waters
monitoring;Analysis on the pressure of commercial fishing on
commercial fish species in marine and inland waters;Integrated
management of coastal zones (Burgas coastal zone);Research the
connection between sea water and salt as food.
Areas of work connected with BG03Community based biodiversity
conservation;Trainings and awareness raising;Data base management
and data exchange for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use
of natural resources;Forest and wetland ecosystems services.
Project prioritiesModeling of ecosystem adaptations to climate
change and mapping and assessment of the ecosystem status and
services;Developing and applying payment for forest ecosystems
services;Public campaign and raise awareness in support of
ecosystem services;Trainings and capacity building in data and data
base management; Information exchange for biodiversity conservation
and sustainable use of natural resources.
Preferable project partners profileState institutions or NGOs
with experience in marine and inland water recourses and in
modeling. State institutions, companies or NGOs with experience in
sectorial policies for the systematic use of ecosystem services and
assessment of the ecosystem status and services; data base
management and provision of data services to the public.
ContactsCentral ofiice, Sofia Sofia 1202, 3-41 Vesletz str. Fl.
4, app.11; tel. + 359 2 31 61 83 e-mail: [email protected]
officeBourgas OfficeBourgas 8000, 53, Gourko Str., bl.1,
ap.1,e-mail: [email protected]