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LAB SITE

Karaburun Sazan, ALBANIA

Implementation of Business plan for Protected Areas management.

Environmental description
The MPA is located near Vlora bay. There is only seasonal settlement on Sazan island for agricultural purposes. Tourism is growing and there is a strong potential for developing diving activities. It is a place of cultural interest with archaeological remains. Artisanal fishery is an important source of income for local population. 

blueseeds mission

BlueSeeds works in Albania to help the national agency in reinforcing the autonomy and capabilities of its network of the protected areas’ managers. BlueSeeds will focus on fishery management and innovative financing for the network of protected areas.

Main territorial challenges

blueseeds
intervention
SUPPORT

focus

MAIN
STAKEHOLDERS
Regional Agency for Protected Area Vlore (RAPA), Flagpine, NAPA, UNDP Albania

DIAGNOSIS

Status of the 6 pillars of sustainability
of the network of protected areas

APRIL
Elaboration of Business plan
2019
NOVEMBER
Training of business planification for managers
1
2
3
2015
JUNE
Identification of financing mechanisms
  • Appropriation of the financial planification tool: complete translation in Albanian
  • Implementation of self-financing mechanism by the management unit (donation box)

Next steps

  • Implementation of new financing mechanisms depending on the evolution of the National legal context