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

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)

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