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Integrated Ecosystem Management in the Prespa Lakes Basin of Albania, FYR-Macedonia and Greece

The overall goal of this project is the conservation of globally significant biological diversity and transboundary water resources of the Prespa lakes Basin. The project’s objective is to catalyze the adoption of integrated ecosystem management (IEM) in the transboundary Prespa Lakes Basin of FYR-Macedonia, Albania, and Greece to conserve globally significant biodiversity, mitigate pollution of the transboundary lakes, and provide a sustainable basis for the Basin’s further social and economic development.

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Prespa , Lake Prespa


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General information
GEF ID 1537
Project type Full-Size Project
Status active (Under Implementation)
Start Date 23 Sep 2006
GEF characteristic:
GEF Allocation to project 4.13M US$
Total Cost of the project: 13.14M US$
YES - See results data (1537)
Albania , Greece , Macedonia the former Yugoslavian Republic of

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Project contacts
Genci Gjeci Director
Kostanca Ktona Communication expert
Vladimir Mamaev UNDP/GEF Regional Technical Advisor for International Waters for Europe, CIS and Arab States
Adriana Micu Cluster Manager
Alvin Lopez International Transboundary Advisor
Gordana Cvetkoska Project Assistant
Michael Webster Water and Sanitation Specialist
Eno Dodbiba National Expert
Violeta Zuna National Project Manager/ Team Leader for UNDP Albania's Biodiversity Conservation and MPAs Programme
Dimitrija Sekovski Project manager