Video Spotlight: Exploring Ecosystem Services in Divjakë-Karavasta National Park

Join us on a visual journey through the serene landscape of Divjakë-Karavasta National Park, where a recent workshop on ecosystem services brought together local and regional stakeholders. This video spotlights the workshop, guided by the IUCN’s PA-BAT+ methodology, focusing on the invaluable benefits provided by this protected area.

In the video, you’ll see how institutions, organizations, business representatives, farmers, and local communities united with a common goal: to preserve and promote the natural heritage of Divjakë-Karavasta National Park. The workshop emphasized the importance of these protected areas, showcasing collaborative efforts to monitor, evaluate, and sustain vital and threatened habitats and species.

Discover insights from various participants, including:

  • Institutions and Organizations: Emphasizing biodiversity, scientific research, and environmental education.
  • Business Representatives: Highlighting the economic potential of eco-tourism and sustainable practices.
  • Farmers: Advocating for sustainable farming practices that support both livelihoods and conservation.
  • Local Communities: Valuing cultural and recreational benefits and committing to preserving natural heritage for future generations.

This video captures a significant milestone in Albania’s journey towards sustainable management of Protected Areas. Witness the enthusiasm and engagement from all participants and gain a glimpse of the collaborative efforts driving the protection of our natural treasures.

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Protecting National Parks Through Innovative System Use, Interpretation and Adaptation (PA-BAT+) is implemented with the support of “SMART Balkans – Civil Society for Shared Society in the Western Balkans” regional project implemented by Centar za promociju civilnog društva (CPCD), Center for Research and Policy Making (CRPM) and Institute for Democracy and Mediation (IDM) and financially supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NMFA).