Best practices for sustainable use and biodiversity conservation in protected areas. Tsarevo, Bulgaria. 14-16 March 2011
The international workshop on “Best practices for sustainable use and biodiversity conservation in protected areas in regards of the Biosphere reserve concept “organised by The Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation (BBF) with the support of the UNESCO Venice Office and the Bulgarian MAB Committee will take place in Strandja Nature Park, in the Town of Tsarevo (Zebra Hotel) on the Black Sea coast.
Representatives of all the state and regional institutions and organisations, responsible for Strandja Nature Park management and conservation, as well as local people and entrepreneurs with pro biodiversity businesses will be invited. Experts from successful European Biosphere Reserves, as well as from Biosphere Reserves of neighbouring countries were invited to make presentations. During the workshop the opportunities for establishment of Strandja as the first Bulgarian new-generation Biosphere Park will be discussed.
The workshop is a part of the BBF project on “Collaboration for Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Local Development in Strandja Mountain in Bulgaria”, supported by a grant from Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein through the EEA Financial Mechanism, with the aim to achieve a harmonious coexistence between people and nature in Strandja by demonstrating the benefits for the local people from protected areas and their active involvement in biodiversity conservation.
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