Seminar CAPLOCOM

In the period 4-5 August 2021 in implementation of the project “Capacity building on sustainable utilization of ecosystem services by local communities in mountain regions – CAPLOCOM” CCI No. 2014TC16I5CB006 and Contract № РД-02-29-68 / 05.03.2021, implemented under CBC Interreg Program – IPA between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia, researchers from the Forest Research Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences visited Delchevo town and took part in a training seminar, discussing the scientific and practical progress in the assessment and mapping of ecosystem services in the cross-border region of Osogovo.

CAPLOCOM Meeting

On 29.07.2021 in relation to the realization of the project “Capacity building on sustainable utilization of ecosystem services by local communities in mountain regions – CAPLOCOM” CCI No. 2014TC16I5CB006 and Contract № РД-02-29-68 / 05.03.2021 ”, implemented under CBC Interreg Program – IPA between the Republic of Bulgaria and R N Macedonia, scientists from the Forest Research Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences visited the town of Makedonska Kamenica and took part in the Second working meeting, discussing administrative, financial and organizational issues between the partners.

Eco-drawing competition

Dear Friends,
Our Eco-drawing competition on “How to deal with the dangerous non native plant Impatiens glandulifera Royale” has finished. The competition was attended by 45 artists aged between 6 and 54 years. Although the competition was formally divided by age categories, the contestants’ paintings really impressed the jury of scientists and artists with their style and energy radiating from every single one of the drawings. Their strong and original ideas were presented in a remarkable way.
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Final conference of the project “For everyone saved a tree” (FOREST)


On March 19, 2021, the Final Conference of the project “For everyone saved a tree” (FOREST) was held, which unites non-governmental and scientific organizations from Bulgaria and Serbia in the cause of engaging young people in activities related to forest protection. The project leading partner is the Bulgarian non-governmental organization “Youth Movement for Development of rural areas in Bulgaria” (YMDRAB). The other partners are the Center for Social Innovation in Nis (NIIT) and the Forest Research Institute – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (FRI-BAS)
The project is funded by the Cross-Border Cooperation Program Interreg Bulgaria – Serbia. It started on May 16, 2019, but due to the pandemic of COVID-19 it was extended by several months and despite many difficulties, all planned activities were successfully completed.

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