Biodiversity and management of natural resources Projects

Support to implementation of the Birds and Habitats Directives in Bosnia and Herzegovina

This Technical Assistance project developed a proposal for the Natura 2000 network of protected areas in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In order to select the sites, national criteria were drafted, reference lists were established for habitats and species and available scientific data was complemented with new field data. In a second phase, guidelines for Natura 2000 …

Scientific review of the Regional Decrees for the establishment of the Natura 2000 legislation for Brussels

The ministry of Environment and Nature Conservation, of the Brussels Region prepares the official designation of the three Natura 2000 sites in the Region. This official designation includes the conservation objectives and the management plans. The legal and scientific review of the drafts of Regional Decrees were done by Prospect C&S. This mission illustrates the …

Protection of forests and livelihoods improvement in the Alaotra Mangoro Region, Madagascar

The purpose of this assignment was to conduct a feasibility study on a pilot project for improving livelihoods while promoting sustainable natural resources management around the protected forest areas of Alaotra Mangoro region, in support to the national NGO Ecodev who had identified the project. Capacity building assistance (on-the-job learning) was provided to Ecodev to …

Mapping, inventories and ecological management of railway embankments in Brussels

Based on extensive vegetation inventories and mapping, adequate management plans were developed. In a first step railway banks with potential ecological value were identified through interpretation of aerial photographs and GIS mapping. The outcome was validated and refined by field inventories, resulting in a detailed identification of the areas of ecological interest. Management plans were …

Mid-Term Evaluation of the Project ‘Support to Pastoral Management and to the Securing of Pastoral Systems in Niger’

The objective of the assignment was to lead the mid-term evaluation of a project aiming at the definition and implementation of a strategy and priority actions for pastoral planning and the security of pastoral systems in the regions of Dosso, Tahoua and Maradi, in order to contribute to the reduction of rural poverty and ecosystem …

BREEAM

The Prospect team provided expertise regarding biodiversity in the context of BREEAM assessments, such as analysis of the existing situation, recommendations for improvement of green spaces, enhancing connectivity with the surrounding green spaces and landscapes, and proposals for mitigation measures. Most of the GSLB team members qualify as “Suitably Qualified Ecologist – SQE” for BREEAM …