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From June 2015 until January 2017, EuroNatur Foundation and PPNEA (Protection and Preservation of Natural Environment in Albania) developed and implemented in cooperation with local CSOs and the responsible Regional Agency of Protected Areas (RAPA) pilot projects in the frame of the project "Nature Conservation and Sustainable Development at the Green Belt Albania”. The project was financially supported by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) with funding from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety. In this link please find the Albanian ...


A first of its kind transboundary Spring School is taking place in southwest Balkans within the framework of the Act4Drin entitled ‘The natural wealth and legacy of the Drin River Basin: from field observations and knowledge to collective actions towards protecting freshwater ecosystems’. The Act4Drin is an initiative aiming at raising public awareness, enhancing knowledge and empowering NGOs to protect and conserve freshwater ecosystems in the Drin River Basin. 

From 7 to 15 May 2016 some 28 natural sciences students from the Drin Riparian countries, namely Albania, FYR of Macedonia, Montenegro ...


Drin Day 2016
Raising awareness among local communities
on the importance of sustainable management for the Drin River Basin

Following its successful organization in 2014 and 2015, the 3rd Drin Day was celebrated on 5 May 2016to sensitize a wide range of local stakeholders on the critical value of the Drin River Basin and its ecosystem services in the local communities’ everyday quality of life and economic activity. About 1.5 million people rely on the basin’s freshwater resources for drinking water. They also rely on economic activities that use Drin’s water such as ...


The workshop, of freshwater ecosystems brought in Lin village on the shore of Lake Ohrid, some 28 representatives from 18 environmental NGOs active in the SW Balkans (28-29 April 2015). The workshop  which was co-chaired by MIO-ECSDE and its member NGO PPNEA, was organized by MIO-ECSDE in collaboration with the Act4Drin partner NGOs, BIOSFERA, EDEN, GREENHOME and MES within the framework of the CEPF funded Act4Drin project aiming at raising public awareness, enhancing knowledge and empowering NGOs to protect and conserve freshwater ecosystems in ...


 On the 16th of April 2015 the short film triplet ‘Echoes from the Drin’ produced by the Act4Drin project was shown for the first time in Struga with huge success. The occasion was a ‘Fair of Good practices’ co-organized by the Macedonian Ecological Society (MES) and the Organization for the Protection and Preservation of Natural Environment in Albania (PPNEA) aiming to promote local goods produced through sustainable practices and raise awareness on the sustainable use of natural resources.

The event brought together some 100 participants, among which officials and mayors from ...


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posted by Mindi Greenberg 06.04.17