|1st Call for Project Proposals – Stage A – Submission of Concept Note by the Lead Beneficiary
|PRIORITY 1 - Transition to a low carbon economy
|RSO2.7. Enhancing protection and preservation of nature, biodiversity and green infrastructure, including in urban areas, and reducing all forms of pollution
|Organization / Entity
|NGO Stena Stenae
|Marshal Tito no.11, 1442 Demir Kapija
|What type of beneficiaries are you looking for?
|geopark, protected areas, biodiversity and ecology NGOs
|Project idea title
|Assessing vulnerability of the natural heritage, green infrastructure and bio (geo)diversity in respect to natural hazards & climate change in order to increase resilience and achieve sustainable tourism of the protected areas.
|Specific problem to be addressed
|vulnerability of geosites and green infstrastructure, establishing baseline and data gathering of species/habitats, determine significant risks, so called "hotspots" and drivers in order to increase resilience and enable achievement of Sustainable goals/tourism. This will enable better protection f important areas and provide tools/mechanisms for State/regional and local governments to monitor, evaluate and increased disaster risk preparedness in a changing climate.
|Main project activities planned
|To analyse vulnerability of geosites in selected Geoparks from various natural disasters (geo-hazards potential), including climate change, determine the hotspots and develop short/long-term measures (solutions) to conserve and protect the heritage (natural/geo-heritage).
|Expected outputs and results
|Database, GIS, Guidebook on vulnerability assessment, short/long-term measures (solutions) to conserve and protect the heritage (natural/geo-heritage).
|State your area of expertise / interest
|Geodiversity, geosite/heritage assessment, ecology modelling, climate change vulnerability & adaptation plans, disaster risk reduction, sustainable tourism.