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Integral Planning
.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”
 
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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
Kandava, Talsi, Kuldiga, Ventspils
14933
2
Nature reserve
Ventspils
293
3
Nature reserve
Ventspils
740
4
Nature reserve
Ventspils
284
5
Nature reserve
Kuldiga
1657
6
Protected landscape area
Ilukste, Daugavpils
20828
7
Protected landscape area
Vecpiebalga
8945
8
Protected landscape area
Aluksne, Ape
20892
9
Nature park
Nica
2945
10
Nature reserve
Pavilosta
2458
11
Nature reserve
Saldus, Broceni
3072
12
Nature reserve
Ilukste
71
13
Nature reserve
Ventspils
8772
14
Nature reserve
Aluksne
1325
15
Nature reserve
Auce, Tervete
1135

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

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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.

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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.

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BENEFICIARIES

 
 
LEAD PARTNER
 
 
Baznīcas iela 7, Sigulda, Siguldas novads, Latvija,
LV-2150.
E-pasts: daba@ daba.gov.lv
Mājas lapa: www.daba.gov.lv
 
PARTNERS

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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
 
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