INTEGRATED APPROACHES ON CALCAREOUS ROCKY HABITATS IN THE CONTEXT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES' PROMOTION IN THE DANUBE REGION

  • Project idea information

    Priority

    Environment and culture responsible Danube region - Improve framework conditions for innovation - Foster sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage and resources - Support environmentally-friendly and safe transport systems and balanced accessibility of urban and rural areas - Improve institutional capacities to tackle major societal challenges

    Project Idea Promoter
    (name of the institution)

    Institute of Ecology and Geography of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Moldova

    Needs and challenges
    (Needs, main problems or challenges to be addressed)

    The calcareous rocky habitats type are locally distributed in the Danube region, with rich, many endemic and threatened plant species, and specific fauna, soil, and interrelations within habitats’ components. They are endangered by land use, atmospheric d

    Objectives
    (main and specific objectives to be achieved)

    1. Evaluating impact factors on calcareous habitats for their conserving and appropriate management, within the requirements of EU Directives (identify habitat areas, and mapping their boundaries; assessing the current environmental status of petrophyte e

    Main results and core outputs

    - Improve the conservation status and adequate management of calcareous rocky habitats (assess impact factors, mapping habitats, identify and planning joint actions to protect and conserve the natural heritage in the Danube region, develop common conserva

    Main foreseen activities

    - Identify and assess natural and anthropogenic factors with impact on calcareous habitats in the Danube region.
    - Creation of a regional working group for identify and promote solutions, instruments and legislative measures to protect and conserve the

    Innovative character of the project idea

    The project aims to develop and implement common orientations, frameworks and strategies, tools at transnational level, preparation of transnational investments (for future projects based on ecosystem services developed by habitats, demonstrating benefits

    Estimated Total Budget
    (in EUR)

    Not defined yet

    Estimated duration
    (in months)

    24-36

  • Partners involved at this stage

    ERDF Partners

    no

    IPA Partners

    no

    Associated Strategic Partners

    no

  • Partners requested

    ERDF Partners

    all eligible countries

    IPA Partners

    all eligible countries

    Associated Strategic Partners

    all eligible countries

  • Contact Person

    Name

    Ala Donica

    Address

    1 Academiei street, Chisinau

    Country

    Moldova

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    If not, is the potential Lead Partner already being chosen?

Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)