ORGUT Supports Kosovo in Improving Environmental Conditions
ORGUT Consulting AB in consortium with EPTISA has won the Sida financed Framework Contract for the Kosovo Environmental Program. ORGUT will provide capacity development in the fields of environmental monitoring, assessment and reporting, strengthening capacity for implementation of environmental legislation, conservation of bio-diversity, management of trans-boundary natural areas, establishment of groundwater monitoring network and river basin management. The beneficiary institutions are the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning (MESP) and the Inter Ministerial Water Council (IMWC). The programme will have a duration of 48 months. The overall objective of the programme is to contribute to improving the environmental conditions in Kosovo.
The specific objectives of the Programme are:
- To develop the capacity of the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, the Inter-Ministerial Water Council, municipalities, civil society and other stakeholders in environmental monitoring and management.
- To develop the capacity for implementation of environmental legislation, in compliance with EU directives.
- To enhance the knowledge of Kosovo’s water resources and develop capacity for their improved management, and enhance resilience to environmental and climate change.
- To enhance knowledge and protection of biodiversity and develop capacity for improved management of transboundary protected areas.