Project Title Innovative Practices in Environmental Protection
Type of Contract/Category Grant contract
IPA Component


IPA 1 (2007-2013), Cross border Cooperation Programme: Republic of North Macedonia – Republic of Albania

3rd call for proposals

Measure 1.1 Economic development
Functional Lead Partner, Lead partner and partners Functional Lead Partner: Comitato di Coordinamento delle Organizzazioni per il Servizio Volontario – MK
Lead Partner: Destination Management Organization (DMO) – AL Partners:

Municipality Resen, MK;

Public Institution National Park Galicica, MK;

Municipality Liqenas, AL;

Transborder Wildlife AL;

University “Fan S. Noli, Korce, AL

Sector of intervention: Environmental protection
Action location/s The area of Prespa Lake between Resen, Liqenas and Korce, encompassing Galicica and Prespa
Project aim & Objective: Support to sustainable environmental management of natural resources and pilot practices for improvement of the treatment and quality of water in Prespa Lake Basin and Korce region. Natural system for waste water collection and treatment.
Results: Established sustainable and innovative small scale Reed Beds Techniques as natural system for waste water collection and treatment in the villages Grncari/Podmocani and Gorica; Supported actions for sustainable agriculture and rational use of pesticides and fertilizers to reduce the impact of agricultural practices to the Prespa Lake Basin ecosystem; Implemented trainings, educational activities and promotion of comprehensive awareness campaign related to environmental issues.
Facts & Figures The key facts & figures relevant to the project:

Project duration: 18 months

Total Project Budget for the grant beneficiary in MK: € 181,990.15
Total Project Budget for the grant beneficiary in AL € 175,266.00