Transfer of environmentally sound technology in Bosnia and Herzegovina Danube river basin

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Project ID

Project Title

Transfer of environmentally sound technology in Bosnia and Herzegovina Danube river basin

Type

Focus Areas

Geographic Scope

Lead Organization(s)

Project Partners

Ministry of Physical Planning and Environment, Center for environmental sustainable development (CESD)

Financing

USD 457,650 (incl. 13 % programme support costs)

Timeframe

25 months

Status

Proposal / seeking donor

Project website(s)

non (see also under Danube-TEST)

Contacts

Contents

Description

Under the UNDP/GEF Pollution Reduction Programme major manufacturing enterprises of concern (known as hot spots) within the Danube River Basin - a significant number of these are contributing to transboundary pollution in the form of nutrients and/or persistent organic pollutants - have been identified; also in Bosnia and Herzegovina territories. Bosnian enterprises face challenges of responding to the environmental objectives of the Danube River Protection Convention (DRPC) and to the environmental pressure from the nearby EU market, while undergoing a radical change process.

The objective of this project is to build national capacities in existing Bosnian cleaner production institutions to apply the UNIDO TEST integrated approach for the transfer of environmentally sound technology (TEST). The project aims at replicating the successful experience of the Danube-TEST project in five other Danubian countries (Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Croatia and Bulgaria). It will focus on bringing selected demonstration enterprises (Hot Spots) into compliance with environmental norms of the Danube River Protection Convention while at the same time taking into account their needs to remain competitive.

Expected Outcomes

Achievements: Results and Impact

Lessons for Replication

..still under planning

References

See also

External Resources

Attachments

 TEST-Bosnia prodoc 6.doc

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