Biodiversity

Paper: Valuing biodiversity assets through ecotourism in SEE – trans-boundary region of Sharr/ Korab-Koritnik/ Mavrovo mountain areas

Photo: GIZ ORF-BD

Published

May 14, 2018

Comments

0

Share

Published:

May 14, 2018

Comments:

0

Share

The working paper “Valuing biodiversity assets through ecotourism in South-East Europe – A review of the situation in and recommendations for the trans-boundary region of Sharr/ Korab-Koritnik/ Mavrovo mountain areas” is the product of a three-month assignment in the frame of Engagement Global Program within the GIZ Open Regional Fund Biodiversity Project (ORF-BD) and attached to its Transboundary Ecosystem Management (TEM) project.

Ecotourism is dedicated to a sustainable impact on nature and local people and is highly interrelated with well preserved and diversified nature. The paper raises the question how the concept of ecotourism in the region of Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia covered by the TEM project is understood and used as an approach conducive towards nature conservation and improvement of the well-being of local people.     

Its objective is to contribute to ongoing and future projects in this region regarding ecotourism development via improving knowledge and understanding of the complex field of ecotourism. It contains valuable recommendations and suggestions for the development of sustainable tourism products linked to nature conservation objectives.

 

* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status and is in line with UNSCR 1244/99 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.
Comments (0)

Be the first one to comment on this article.

Enter Your Comment
Please wait... Please fill in the required fields. There seems to be an error, please refresh the page and try again. Your comment has been sent.

Related Articles

Monarch butterfly IUCN Red List 2022

Migratory monarch butterfly now Endangered – IUCN Red List

01 August 2022 - The migratory monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus plexippus), known for its spectacular annual journey of up...

Pope Francis act decisively climate change breaking point

Pope Francis: All must act decisively on climate change for we are reaching breaking point

22 July 2022 - Pope Francis called on the world's nations to work together for the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement

resource consumption Earth Overshoot Day Balkans global average

Earth Overshoot Day – resource consumption in Balkans is above global average

08 July 2022 - The Earth Overshoot Day for 2022, the date when humanity spends all the planet's renewable resources for one year, lands on July 28

Biodiversity Day: Building a shared future for all life

Biodiversity Day: Building a shared future for all life

22 May 2022 - This year’s slogan of the International Day for Biological Diversity celebrated on May 22nd is...