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Agricultural Water Stewardship Initiative in Ohrid Lake Basin
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GAUS INSTITUT – Fondacija za novi tehnologii, inovacii i transfer na znaenje (GAUSS)
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$13,100
DATES
Aug 2014
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Aug 2015
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$13,100
DATES
Aug 2014
-
Aug 2015

Introduce water stewardship in irrigation practices in the Ohrid Lake area, between southwestern Macedonia and eastern Albania, as a tool for biodiversity conservation. The project will assess sustainable water use for agriculture in the Ohrid Lake Basin; build positive incentives to promote a change in behavior and practices of agricultural water use, management and governance; and propose policy measures for support of water stewardship practices at the farm level.

Strategic Direction: 2 Establish the sustainable management of water catchments and the wise use of water resources with a focus on the priority corridors of the (1) Atlas Mountains, (2) Taurus Mountains, (3) Orontes Valley and Lebanon Mountai