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GIS Applications for the Register of Protected Areas in Bulgaria (BG0075)



Action Plan: Bulgaria National Action Plan 2016-2018

Action Plan Cycle: 2016

Status: Inactive


Lead Institution: Ministry of Environment and Waters, National Environment Protection Service

Support Institution(s): NA

Policy Areas

Access to Information, E-Government, Environment and Climate, Land Rights & Spatial Planning, Open Data, Public Service Delivery, Right to Information

IRM Review

IRM Report: Bulgaria End-of-Term Report 2016-2018, Bulgaria Mid-Term Report 2016-2018

Starred: No

Early Results: Marginal

Design i

Verifiable: No

Relevant to OGP Values: Access to Information , Technology

Potential Impact:

Implementation i



Status quo/Problem addressed: Environment protection is an area where GIS applications have a key role for the planning and evaluation processes, resource management and allocation, information provision to the citizens and reporting to control and regulatory bodies. Currently only one such application is developed and available for the register of protected areas in Bulgaria. Main objective: To improve decision-making and streamline the measures aimed at managing the protected areas. Ambition: Provision of high quality information services for internal and external users. Deliverables and impact: More effective and timely measures for protecting the protected areas; involvement of environmental organizations in the management of protected areas; development of mapping visualizations; constructing different spatial scenarios and visualizations.

IRM End of Term Status Summary

6.1.5 GIS applications for the register of protected areas in Bulgaria
For specifics on this commitment, please see the full report in Bulgarian or English.


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