Protecting Eastern Europe's Natural Heritage
Project location: WORLDWIDE, Eastern Europe
Project start date: October 2001 - Project end date: June 2003
Project number: 2001-04
Beneficiary: Birdlife International
BirdLife International is a global partnership of about 100 national conservation organisations that aim to protect birds & biodiversity and work with people towards the sustainable use of natural resources.
The Important Bird Area Programme of BirdLife International is a worldwide initiative to identify and protect a network of critical sites (IBAs) for the conservation of the world's birds and biodiversity.
Bird Life International with a grant from the Nando Peretti Foundation has created a fund for financing urgent interventions oriented to bird's safeguard in Eastern Europe. A special committee have been established in order to gather information and decide the most urgent interventions in Europe.
Initially, four projects were started:
This project received a grant for a second year in 2002.