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Final press conference and a seminar of FOR OUR FUTURE project

On December 14, 2016, 10:00 a.m. at Hotel Anel Sofia were held the final press conference and a seminar of the project "FORests and woodlands - ecOsystem services mapping and assessment in the bUlgaRian Forest territories oUTside natURa2000 nEtwork (FOR OUR FUTURE)".

Executive Forest Agency Took Part in the Discussion about Mapping of Ecosystems and Their Services

On 1st of December 2016 Ministry of Environment and Water held a coordination meeting between team members working on projects funded under the program BG 03 of the EEA Financial Mechanism. Organizer of the meeting was the team of the "Methodological support for ecosystem service assessment and biophysical valuation" (MetEcoSMap), implemented by the MoEW in partnership with the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, BAS (IBER), Executive Forest Agency (EFA) and Norway Institute for research in nature (NINA).

Training within the FOR OUR FUTURE project

From 24th  to 28th of October 2016 in Bansko a training was conducted as part of the activates of the a project "Forests And Woodlands - Ecosystem Services Mapping And Assessment In The Bulgarian Forest Territories Outside Natura2000 Network, co-financed by European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009 – 2014”.

Members of management team of FOR OUR FUTURE project visit Norway to exchange experience and present best practices

Members of management team of the project made a visit to Norway, financed by Fund for bilateral relations Norway - Bulgaria. The visit was made during the period October 10-14, 2016. The trip was made possible with the help of project partner - Norwegian Forestry Group (NFG).

Trainings within the FOR OUR FUTUTRE project

Two trainings, part of the activities of FOR OUR FUTUTRE project, have been conducted in the period 29th of August – 2nd of September in Bansko city.

Photo Exhibition: "In Harmony With Nature" was opened by Minister Vasileva

A photo exibition at the City Garden near the "Ivan Vazov" National Theatre presents photos from projects implemented under the programmes for integrated inland and marine water management and biodiversity, implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Waters. The total number of projects presented at the exhibition is 38 whith a total funding of 18 million Euro. Project promoter and partners include NGOs, municipalities, scientific institutes and universities.

Meeting between management and implementation teams of FOR OUR FUTURE project and Advisory Board for reports on work done under the contract № 57/27.04.2016, and in agreement of № 56/27.04.2016

On June 28, 2016 at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, the Executive Forest Agency (EFA) conducted two meetings due to implementation of the project "Forests and Woodlands - Ecosystem Services Mapping and Assessment in The Bulgarian Forest Territories Outside Natura 2000 Network" – regular meeting of project management and implementation teams and one of the Advisory Board of the EFA for receiving reports of work done under the contract №57/27.04.2016 with subject - “Algorithm for EUNIS habitat classification based on taxation descriptions” and under the contra

Working meeting of project management and implementation teams

On June 21, 2016 at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food was held a Working meeting of project management and implementation teams of FOR OUR FUTURE project.

Starting press conference and a seminar of FOR OUR FUTURE project

On June 15, 2016, 10:00 a.m. at Hotel Anel Sofia were held the starting press conference and a seminar of the project "FORests and woodlands - ecOsystem services mapping and assessment in the bUlgaRian Forest territories oUTside natURa2000 nEtwork (FOR OUR FUTURE)", co-financed by European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009 – 2014.

Meeting between management and implementation teams of FOR OUR FUTURE project

On June 07, 2016, at 10 a.m. at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food the Executive Forest Agency (EFA) was held a working meeting of project management and implementation teams of Project BG03.02-08 "FORests and woodlands - ecOsystem services mapping and assessment in the bUlgaRian Forest territories oUTside natURa2000 nEtwork (FOR OUR FUTURE)" Programme Area 2 – Biodiversity and cosystems”, Measure BG 03.02 "Ecosystem services mapping and assessment", co-financed by European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009 – 2014 and Project BG03.PDP2 Methodological support for ecosystem service assessment and biophysical valuation (MetEcosMap), co-financed by European Economic Area Financial Mechanism.