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Belcisko wetland.
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Preserving Belchishta Wetland, North Macedonia, through Engagement with Municipality and Local Stakeholders
Grantee Name: 
Association for ecology and tourism ECOTOURISM-2016, Ohrid
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$112,099
DATES
Jun 2020
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May 2022
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$112,099
DATES
Jun 2020
-
May 2022

Design with local municipality and local stakeholders a participatory management plan for the Belchista wetlands, introducing sustainable farming practices and improved land use management. Assess the biodiversity of the wetland, in particular as regards less-known taxa, and initiate process for official protection of the site.

Strategic Direction: 2 Support the sustainable management of water catchments through integrated approaches for the conservation of threatened freshwater biodiversity