The Green Fund with its Board Decision No. 1242.4/2022 co-finances the LIFE19 GIE/NL/001016 – BalkanDetox LIFE Project for the year 2022 with the total amount of €12,000.00 for the implementation of the Hellenic Ornithological Society / BirdLife Greece actions.
The “Strengthen national capacities to fight wildlife poisoning and raise awareness about the problem in the Balkan countries” Project (BalkanDetox LIFE) is being implemented from October 2020 to September 2025. The project is funded by the EU’s LIFE Programme, and it is co-financed by the VCF, the MAVA Foundation and Euronatur, as well as by the Whitley Fund for Nature, Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund and the Green Fund for specific actions, and is being implemented across Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Republic of North Macedonia and Serbia. Project partners are the Vulture Conservation Foundation as the coordinating beneficiary, and the Albanian Ornithological Society, Association BIOM, Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia, Fund for Wild Flora and Fauna, Hellenic Ornithological Society, Macedonian Ecological Society, Ornitološko društvo NAŠE Ptice and the Protection and Preservation of Natural Environment in Albania.
The total budget of the BalkanDetox LIFE Project amounts to 1,832,811€. The European Union co-finances the project at a percentage of 55% (55% of the total eligible costs, i.e. 1,004,792€).