Name of Project: Integrated Land-Use Management Modelling of Black Sea Estuaries (ILLM-BSE)
The total duration of the joint Action is 30 months.
Applicant: Bourgas Regional Tourism Association (BRTA), Bulgaria
➢ Bourgas Prof. Assen Zlatarov University, Bulgaria
➢ Ukrainian Marine Environment Protection Assoc., Ukraine
➢ Civitas Georgica, Georgia
IPA Financial Beneficiary: Hayrabolu Municipality (HBM), Turkey
➢ Turkish Marine Environment Protection Association, Turkey
➢ Namık Kemal University, Turkey
Total budget of the project: € 1 344 782.42
Objectives of the Joint Action: Overall objective - To develop, enhance, and evaluate, impact assessment and management tools for the sustainable land use of the watershed areas of coastal deltas.
➢ To create an integrated database system involving all relevant European research and application practices.
➢ To foster communication and collaboration on land management, in target deltas.
➢ To develop land-use models for target deltas.
➢ To induce a cooperative institutional structure.
➢ To create cooperation and networking among scientists, land developers and decision makers in Black Sea basin.
➢ To develop an environmental education program.
Target group(s): Academicians, researchers and experts of local universities and research institutions.
Final beneficiaries: Representatives and members of local NGOs;Representatives and officials of local authorities and administrations
Estimated results: The basic outcome will be sharing knowledge, ensuring the lasting integration of information and data, networking experts and stakeholders throughout Black Sea basin, expanding the use of scientific tools to promote sustainability in the use of the territories of coastal deltas and to spread excellence worldwide.
Main activities: Integrating activities; Joint research programme; Spreading excellence activities; Management activities.