Support to Integrated Community Mine Action Plans in Bosnia Herzegowina



Contract partner: ITF Enhancing Human SecurityCountry: Bosnien und Herzegowina Funding amount: € 500.000,00Project start: 01.12.2005End: 01.12.2007

Short Description:

Overall goal


The project supports realisation of the "Integrated Community Mine Action Plan Podzeplje" and the "Integrated Community Mine Action Plan Jezestica" in Bosnia-Herzegowina. By realising a series of demining and surveying projects, the released and marked land will assist the reconstruction and economic recovery process in the respective regions. The sub-projects are structured as follows:


During the total general survey in the area of Podzeplje in 2004 and 2005, 13 demining and technical survey projects were recognized and until now 5 already have been realised. The present situation with prepared but not realised projects includes 4 projects for mine clearance (a total of 76.470 m2) and 4 technical survey projects (a total of 184.290 m2). The Austrian contribution will support implementation of these still unrealised projects.


In course of a total general survey in the area of Jezestica, 12 risk areas were defined and 2 areas marked without visible risk. These results provide the backdrop for the preparation of 5 projects for clearance (total 76.918 m2), 5 for technical survey (total 156.460 m2), and 2 projects for permanent marking (total 156.500 m2).

project number2063-00/2005
source of fundingOEZA
sector Frieden und Sicherheit
tied
modality
marker
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    • 1= policy is a significant objective of the activity
    • 2= policy is the principal objective of the activity
  • Donor/ source of funding: The ADA is not only implementing projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation , but also projects funded from other sources and donors such as
    • AKF - Foreign Disaster Fund of the Austrian federal government
    • BMLFUW - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water
    • EU - Funds of the European Commission
    • Others - various other donors are listed in ADA’s annual business report.
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