Water resources management of the Bovilla and Ulza reservoirs, Albania

IWRM - Integrated Water Resources Management

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Water resources management of the Bovilla and Ulza reservoirs, Albania

Year: 2017 - 2019
Client: Ministry of Environment of Albania
Country: ALBANIA
Title: WB: Conducting hydrological models and bathymetric measurements of the Bovilla and Ulza reservoirs (Albania)
Service: Study
Funds: World Bank

AfDB: Banca Africana di Sviluppo; BID: Banca Interamericana di Sviluppo; BM: Banca Mondiale; UE: Unione Europea

Bovilla and Ulza watersheds are vulnerable to climate change hazards particularly droughts and floods. Bad land management practices have adversely affect natural ecosystems, community livelihoods and infrastructure. These activities aim to reduce the vulnerability of ecosystems and local communities to the effects of human induce, non-proper management practices or weather conditions. The overall objective of the Consulting Services is to provide knowledge on the current and future availability of water resources in the light of human activities and climate change impacts, through an Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) plan. Strengthening Institutional Capacity to improve environmental services from integrated landscape management. The component aims to increase the provision of environment services to downstream beneficiaries and society as a whole, whilst increasing the return and livelihood opportunities to the owners/users/managers of the land through improving forest, pasture and micro-catchment management.