UNDP continues to support Sharr/Šar National Park

21 Mar 2013

imageSigning of Agreement for Sharr mountain

On 21 March, Ms. Osnat Lubrani, UN Development Coordinator and UNDP Kosovo Resident Representative and Mr. Ilir Morina, Head of Kosovo Environmental Protection Agency signed a Letter of Agreement dealing with the realization of several activities supporting  consolidation of the Sharr/Šar Mountain National Park, namely the production of a Sustainable Development Atlas , Management Plan, Draft Business and Financial Plan and Ecosystem Economic Valuation.

These activities are to be realized under the project "Conservation of Biodiversity and Sustainable Land Use Management in Dragash/š", for which UNDP is the implementing partner.  These plans will  strongly support Kosovo Government efforts in consolidating its protected areas, namely the Sharr/ Šar National Park and managing them in sustainable, environmentally friendly and economically profitable way. 

Since 2009 the UNDP Project is supporting Dragash/š Municipality, central governmental institutions and local community on the issues of biodiversity and nature conservation, economic development, energy efficiency and capacity building in function of prosperous and sustainable future for this area in Kosovo.