GeM Balkans

Generating momentum on water and forests in the Balkans

Overall goal

Overall goal of the project is to improve the planning practices in forestry by integrating water aspects in the forest management practices in North Macedonia, Albania.

Target groups

Target groups are the planning units from the Public Enterprise “Национални шуми” (PEMF), the Directorate for forest protection and treatment from Albania and the State Forest Enterprises "Srbijašume", Provincial and Regional Waterworks Enterprises and farmers living near forest areas.

Project beneficiaries

Project beneficiaries are all citizens from North Macedonia, Albania and Serbia and the institutions responsible for water management in the respected country, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry & Water Economy North Macedonia, Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Forestry and Water from Serbia, Directorate for forest protection and treatment from Albania.


Training on sustainable forest management, Skopje

From 25 to 27 November, in Skopje, CNVP Macedonia organized a three-day training on sustainable forest management focusing on role of the forests in protection of the soil and water resources. The training objective was to present the economic importance of forests, but also the ecosystem services, forests and forest management for climate protection,...

Training on Sustainable Forest Management, Tirana

From 06 to 08 November 2019 in Tirana (Hotel Rogner) was held three days training for sustainable forest management including the aspects of integrated management of forests (SFM) and catchment areas. The training objective was knowledge delivering to key actors acting in forestry sector in Albania through an interactive training to reach the best...

Video tutorial- GIS based solutions in forest planning Part.1

Video tutorial- GIS based solutions in forest planning Part.2