Lake Ohrid Management
This project objective is to conserve and protect the natural resources and biodiversity of Lake Ohrid by developing and supporting an effective cooperation between Albania and Macedonia for the joint environmental management of the Lake Ohrid watershed. Key performance indicators for the development objective are:
Actions taken by the LOMB to promote and support government's conservation and protection policies.
Institutional, legal, and regulatory framework. This component will establish a Lake Ohrid Management Board to promote permanent cooperation between the two countries. The board will agree on common objectives, operating rules, and procedures; review project implementation; and discuss fund-raising strategies to implement an environmental program for the lake. The component will also support technical training; work to harmonize laws, regulations, and standards between the two countries; and strengthen management and enforcement of municipalities bordering the lake.
Monitoring framework. This component will support a well-coordinated monitoring program by purchasing monitoring equipment and developing a monitoring system to track water quality, discharges into the lake, and other data.
Lake Ohrid Participatory Watershed Management Program. This component will aim to mobilize the groups within the watershed to transform the strategic program developed in the feasibility study into an action plan.
Public Awareness and Participation Program. This component will,
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|Project Status||Project Completion|
Apr 30, 1997 05:00
Dec 30, 2004 06:00
|Focal Area||International Waters|
|GEF Allocation to project||4.28M US$|
|Total Cost of the project:||25.58M US$|
|Lead Implementing Agency||International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)|