EU to finance forestry protection in Belarus


The program of forestry protection will be financed in Belarus, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.

This countries will participate in the program "Law Appliance and Administration in Forestry Sector". It will last till 2016 and is realized by the World Bank in cooperation with the International Union for Nature Protection and the World Wildlife Foundation.

The money will be directed to the struggle with forest fires and prophylactic measures to prevent them, as well as to the struggle with illegal deforestation, and provision the local population access to forestry resources.


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