Biodiversity Conservation through Development of
Alternative Income Generation Methods for the Communities
around the Creasta Cocosului Reserve
Aim of the project
aims to facilitate the alternative income generation development
for the communities around the Roster's Crest Reserve through
the sustainable use of natural resources and locally managed
ecotourism development, assuring in the same time the biodiversity
conservation in the reserve and its buffer zone.
Objectives of the project:
I. I. Capacity building for the local groups
in order to involve them in the protection activities within the reserve, sustainable management
of the natural resources from the protected area and the development of related nature friendly
II. II. Promotion of the biodiversity protective
eco-tourism in the targeted region, which contributes to the local sustainable development.
- Promoting responsible management based on natural principles;
- Sustainable production;
- Adding the value of the secondary forest products: mushrooms,
medicinal plants, forest fruits;
- Develop rural tourism and ecotourism that reduce the economical
pressures on the natural resources;
- Educate the local population to adopt attitudes that contribute
to the process of climate change mitigation.
All of this are being planned and implemented with the involvement
of the local population.
This site is realized by EcoLogic Association, in the project
"Integrated Biodiversity Conservation through Development
of Alternative Income Generation Methods for the Communities
around the Creasta Cocosului Reserve" funded by The
GEF Small Grants Programme.
The opinions expressed in this publication belong to the
authors and do not necessarily represent the opinions of
the previously mentioned organizations, The GEF Small Grants
Programme or Environmental Partnership Foundation.