Supporting the protection of biodiversity and natural ecosystems (Emerald Network) in Ukraine

  • ISSUE DATE AND TIME: Jul 11,2024 20:25
  • CLOSING DATE AND TIME: Jul 25,2024 23:59

Consultancy services to support the protection of biodiversity and natural ecosystems (Emerald Network) in UkraineThe World Bank is seeking a consultancy to provide technical advisory support to the Government of Ukraine; specifically the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources (MEPNR); to advance the establishment of the Emerald Network. The focus will be on developing methodological guidelines for assessing anthropogenic (including military) impacts on biodiversity and preparing management plans for Emerald sites in line with European standards and best practices.Tasks include:1.       Developing guidelines to assess anthropogenic and military impacts on Emerald Network sites; and devising strategies for site restoration and management.2.       Developing guidelines to prepare Emerald Network Management Plans (ENMP).3.       Developing recommendations for ENMPs using three sites as case studies.4.      Establishing a knowledge-sharing program to build institutional capacity for managing Emerald sites.The consultant team should have extensive experience in biodiversity conservation; a strong understanding of Emerald Network principles; familiarity with Ukraine's environmental policies and legislation; and preferably previous experience with Emerald Network or Protected Areas projects in Ukraine. Join us in supporting the development and conservation of Ukraine's biodiversity

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