Balkani Wildlife Society



Balkani Wildlife Society carrid out a feasibility study on the opportunities for sustainable livelihoods in the Rhodope region as part of the process of developing a regional nature conservation project of UNDP under the GEF (Global Environment Facility) Mountain Ecosystems operational program titled Conservation of Globally Significant Biodiversity in the Landscape of Bulgaria’s Rhodope Mountains. The study is titled “People`s Livelihoods and Landscape-scale Biodiversity Conservation: How to make them complementary”. The feasibility study was carried out in the period January – July 2002 by a team of 16 experts.