Erasmus + / Key Action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices, make it possible for organizations from different participating countries to work together, to develop, share and transfer best practices and innovative approaches in the fields of education, training and youth.
JOINT PROJECT title:
“Educational Capacity Strengthening for Risk Management of Non-native Aquatic Species in Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro) / RiskMan”
Duration: 2 years (15/11/2020 – 15/11/22)
Action: Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE)
Project summary: The main aim of RiskMan Project is to strengthen the Educational Capacity for Risk Management of Non Native Aquatic Species in the Western Balkan Region (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro) by promoting the education of stakeholders and higher education students and stimulate cooperation among the target countries.
It will focus on targets such as “improving the quality of higher education, developing new and innovative education programs, modernizing higher education systems”. The project outputs, which is a historical step in determining the future education / training vision in higher education, are expected to have a great impact on the international science arena.
The target groups in each Partner Country (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro) include on a national level the academicians, teachers, tutors and non-educators from the high school and higher education institutions, employees from the operators of fisheries in the region, pupils from different high schools, general public as well as representatives from national organizations, enterprises, Agency of Environment, ministries (Ministry of Tourism and Environment and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) and other public or private institutions working on the Aquatic Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation.
Specifically, Universities, NGOs and research institutes of the target countries working on Aquatic Environmental,
University College of Business require a capacity building to create a bridge between the scientific community with the fisheries and aquaculture industry sectors, with the decision makers and also the citizens
- Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Turkey (project coordinator)
- University of Palermo Italy
- Hydrobiological Institute Ohrid (HIO) Republic of North Macedonia
- Association for ecology EKOMENLOG Ohrid Republic of North Macedonia
- University of Zagreb Croatia
- Albanian Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development Albania
- Agricultural University of Tirana Albania
- University of Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina
- University of Montenegro Montenegro
- iSea Greece
- University of Bihac Bosnia and Herzegovina
- University College of Business Albania