North Green Association‘s initiative titled “Campaigning for improved protection and management of forests in the protected national park of Lura”. The initiative’s main goals were to investigate and advocate for improved protection and management of forests in the protected national park of Lura through recommendations to policy makers and an intensive advocacy campaign.
This project is implemented within the ENV-net program, “Financial Support to Third Parties in the framework of the EU-funded project: ENV.Net Factoring the Environmental Portfolio for WB and Turkey in The EU Policy Agenda” financed by European Union and implemented by:
- Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development (Albania)
- Environmental Ambassadors for Sustainable Development (Serbia)
- Green Home (Montenegro)
- 4x4x4 Balkan Bridges (North Macedonia)
- Advocacy Training Resources Center (Kosovo)
- LIR Evolution (Bosnia Herzegovina)
- TEMA (Turkey)
- European Environmental Bureau (Belgium)
- Sud (Italy)
Responsibility: Lack of good management, and corruption fo local/central institutions
Collaboration: Lack of cooperation of the main actors
Activism and awareness; The indifference of community of the deforestation when they live, and the corruption of local and central government
The principal objective is to be responsible all actors, Local and Central Government, community, private sector for the situation, with advocate an lobby to make possible reforestation and good management in the future. We organized round table with all principal actors and meet face-face in the terrain the citizens and private sectors living/working in Lura Village. We planted in collaboration of professor, students of Professional School “Nazmi Rrushiti”-Peshkopi, and AdZM-Dibër (Regional Agency of Protected Area), 1000 seeding native Trees for Lura.
CREATE A INFO. FOLDER
The information folder, collecting data on the site, scientific research “Articles” (articles), info-graphics, multimedia products “short clips” will be published on official North Green website, social networks, portals, televisions and local newspapers to promote public debate.
We create an document with all information about the ECOCIDE of the Lura National Park. This document inform all actors about the real situation and political recommendations for good management of forest areas and afforestation practices at the Lura national park will also be shared during consultation with the civil society carried out by the European Union delegation in Tirana (for drafting Albania’s progress report).