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Bosnia and Herzegovina / Republic of Croatia: Neretva and Trebisnjica Management Project - Under Investment Fund for the Mediterranean Sea LME Partnership

The goal of the project would be to ensure the effective and environmentally sound management of the transboundary Neretva River Basin. The general project objective is to catalyze a more integrated approach to water resource management in the Neretva River Basin in order to improve the integrity of the ecosystem.

The global environmental objective is to conserve the water and land resources, and biodiversity of an globally important watershed. The development objective is to improve the ecosystem functioning of a transboundary river basin. The project aims to demonstrate and measure the benefits of a transboundary ecosystem management approach, utilizing integrated water management principles, in relationship to the improvement of water and land resources use, and biodiversity conservation. The proposed project will develop joint strategies for dealing with common issues and problems; define a mechanism for implementing those strategies; and support implementation of the strategies. The project will establish credibility for regional ecosystem management and prove the value of binational cooperation.

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Documents & Resources
General information
GEF ID 2132
IBRD ID 84608
Project type Full-Sized Project
Project Status Project Closure
Start Date 29 May 2008
End Date 30 Dec 2013
YES - See results data (2132)
Project documents
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area Multi Focal Area
GEF Allocation to project USD 8,000,000
Total Cost of the project: USD 21,150,000
Bosnia and Herzegovina , Croatia , - Regional

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)

Project contacts
Ms. Adisa Tojaga Kajan Procurement Officer
Mr. Jovanka Aleksić Project Coordinator
Ms. Tanja Rogac IT Specialist
Mr Ivan Matkovic GIS Specialist
Mr. Branko Colic Project manager
Ms. Natasa Gecan Chief Engineer
Ms. Alma Imanovic Expert Adviser
Mr. Sanja Barbalic PIT Member
Mr. Guy Alaerts lead water Resource Specialist
Mr. Jovanka Aleksic Project Coordinator
Ms. Vera Dugandzic Senior Operations Officer
Mr. Mirjana Karahasanovic Operations Officer