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Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 Programme „Capacity – Building and Institutional Cooperation between Latvian and Norwegian Public Institutions, Local and Regional Authorities”

 

 

Integration of specially protected nature territories of Latvia in spatial plans

4.3-24/NFI/INP-003 - "Integral Planning”

CONTACT DETAILS

Project Manager: Ms. Signe Millere

E-mail: signe.millere@ daba.gov.lv

Phone: +371 25625563

Project Coordinator: Turid Knutsen-Løvik

E-mail: turid.knutsen-lovik@ oppland.org

Phone: +47 930 48 123

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

ISSUES ADDRESSED

Nature conservation and spatial planning integration

BACKGROUND

The primary target group of the project - 119 local municipalities, both those whose territories are located in specially protected nature territories and all the other territories in which the specialists will be trained for the implementation of the conception and methodology for integration of management plans into spatial plans. The primary target group is also the local experts who will be trained in workshops, developers and experts of the management plans who will participate in the preparation of management plans, as well as public institutions – Nature Conservation Agency, Ministry of the Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Planning regions, who will benefit in long-term from the development of conception and methodology and management plans.

The secondary target group of the project is local people who live, work and rest in these areas, in which management plans will be prepared and negotiations with local leaders about the integration of management plans into spatial plans will be started.

The project will be implemented in specially protected nature territories (hereinafter - SPTN) of Latvia

No.

Category of SPNT

Name of the SPNT

Municipality/ municipalities

Area (ha)

1

Nature park

Abava valley

Kandava, Talsi, Kuldiga, Ventspils

14933

2

Nature reserve

Druvinu moorland

Ventspils

293

3

Nature reserve

Plucu moorland

Ventspils

740

4

Nature reserve

Naglu and Ansinu swamp

Ventspils

284

5

Nature reserve

Mangenes woodland

Kuldiga

1657

6

Protected landscape area

Augszeme

Ilukste, Daugavpils

20828

7

Protected landscape area

Vecpiebalga

Vecpiebalga

8945

8

Protected landscape area

Veclaicene

Aluksne, Ape

20892

9

Nature park

Bernati

Nica

2945

10

Nature reserve

Ziemupe

Pavilosta

2458

11

Nature reserve

Zvarde

Saldus, Broceni

3072

12

Nature reserve

Pilskalnes Siguldina

Ilukste

71

13

Nature reserve

Ances swamps and woodlands

Ventspils

8772

14

Nature reserve

Jaunanna

Aluksne

1325

15

Nature reserve

Ukru dry forest type (Aegopodiosa)

Auce, Tervete

1135

GOAL

Simplification of local planning system and improvement of spatial plans in terms of integrating aspect of SPTN according to developed methodology during project.

PROJECT MAIN TASKS (ACTIVITIES)

  1. Project management and monitoring.
  2. Elaboration and implementation of concept and methodology.
  3. Elaboration and supervision of nature protection plans for the specially protected nature territories.
  4. Experience exchange.
  5. Publicity.

OUTPUTS

Expected results:

  1. Designed or developed 21 regional and local planning document;
  2. Organized five experience and knowledge exchange visits between Latvian and Norwegian authorities;
  3. Established two strategic partnerships between the Latvian and Norwegian authorities;
  4. Development planning system has been simplified.

 Expected benefits:

  1. Developed conceptual solutions and methods of specially protected natural areas protection and use of the integration of local area plans.
  2. Reduced administrative burden, compact, integrated planning documents and optimized allocation of administrative functions.
  3. Optimized legislative system.
  4. Increase of involvement of local governments in the management of SPNT by establishing public and private partnership.
  5. Trained administrative staff.
  6. Increase of public understanding about nature protection plans.

BENEFICIARIES

 

LEAD PARTNER

Nature Conservation Agency (Latvia)

   

Baznīcas iela 7, Sigulda, Siguldas novads, Latvija,

LV-2150.

E-pasts: daba@ daba.gov.lv

Mājas lapa: www.daba.gov.lv

 

PARTNERS

  • The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development Spatial Planning Department (Latvia)
  • Oppland County (Norway)
    • Kirkegaten 76, Lillehammer, Norway, 2626

ADMINISTRATIVE DATA 

 

REFERENCE

4.3-24/NFI/INP-003

 

DURATION

28 month (01.01.2014. – 30.04.2016.)

 

TOTAL BUDGET

581 735,00 EUR

 

EU CONTRIBUTION

88,42% (514 370,00 EUR) Norwegian Financial Mechanism funding

 

CONTRIBUTION

11,58% (67 365,00 EUR) Latvian government budget funding

 

PROJECT LOCATION

Latvia, Norway

 

ACRONYM

Integral Planning

 

WEB SITE

http://integralplan.daba.gov.lv/public/eng/

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