Center for Development of the Polog Planning Region within the “Local and Regional Competitiveness Project“supported by the EU, administered by the World Bank and implemented by the Cabinet for Deputy Prime Minister in charge of Economic Affairs, project component „Investment in tourism-related infrastructure and linkages at destinations“, prepared and submitted a project proposal called “Fostering Alternative Tourism in Rural Areas of Polog” for obtaining grant for financing the project. The main goal of the project is strengthening of economic development by increase in the competitiveness of the Polog region as a touristic destination, while effectively adapting to the requirements of the domestic and foreign markets and contributing creation of new jobs.
As a part of the project proposal,
Center for Development of the Polog Planning Region prepared an Environmental
and Social Management Plan for the project „Fostering Alternative Tourism in
Rural Areas of Polog”“ in order to
identify and estimate the potential impacts on the environment of the project
activities. The plan also contains measures for prevention, minimization and
mitigation of the possible negative impacts from the realization of the planned
Electronic version of the Environmental and Social Management Plan is available at:
- Project Implementation Unit www.lrcp.mk
- Agency for Promotion and Support of Tourism in Macedonia: www.tourismmacedonia.gov.mk
- Center for Development of the Polog Planning Regionwww.rdcpolog.mk
Hard copy of the Environmental and Social Management Plan is available at these locations:
- Project Implementation Unit (PIU)
Local and Regional Competitiveness Project (LRCP)
Address: ul. Miroslav Krleza no. 60/1, Skopje
Telephone: 02 32 53 818
Environmental expert: Ljubomir Petkovski
- Center for Development of the Polog Planning Region
Address: ul Njegoseva no.2 floor 1 1200 Tetovo
Person in charge: Slavko Kostoski
Please, if you have any comment/suggestion or amendment on the proposed measures in the Environmental and Social Management Plan submit it to the responsible persons within the period of at least 14 days from the date of Environmental and Social Management Plan publication.
(date of publication: 13.03.2020).
Please send your comments on the Environmental and Social Management Plan for the project “Fostering Alternative Tourism in Rural Areas of Polog” to the listed e-mails, or in the offices of the Center for Development of the Polog Planning Region and/or Project Implementation Unit.
Thanks in advance.
Due to the declared state of emergency in the country, the deadline for submitting comments and suggestions for improving the Environmental and Social Management Plan of the project “Strengthening Alternative Tourism in the Rural Areas of Polog” has been extended to April 24, 2020. Taking into account the emergency measures of Government, please submit your comments by filling out the attached form, and send it exclusively by e-mail to the addresses listed above.
(Last udate: April 15, 2020)