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Enhanced capacity for an efficient waste management in "Lower Danube" Euroregion area (CleanTown)

This project was funded by European Union

The duration of the project: 09.11.2017 – 09.11.2018

Beneficiary: Cross-border Cooperation and Europan Integration Agency – Cahul

Project partners:

  • NGO “Agricola”, Ukraine
  • Valeni City Hall, Moldova

Total project budget: 109.660,00 EUR

Area of implementation: The implementation of the project took place in the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine

The main goal of the project was to contribute to the creation of an integrated and efficient system of waste management and consequently better environmental protection of the Lower Prut and Lower Danube areas of Moldova and Ukraine.

Project objectives:

  • Enlarge the existing cross-border partnerships and intensify the cooperation among local public authorities, environmental protection institutions, NGOs and other stakeholders from Moldova and Ukraine in the field of waste management;
  • Extend the waste collecting system in the partner municipalities and procure necessary equipment;
  • Awareness raising of the population inhabiting the region regarding the necessity to protect the environment and selective waste collection.

Project activities:

  • Project management, coordination and visibility;
  • Procurement of specific endowments for target municipalities aiming to improve waste management;
  • Activities of awareness/information to promote waste management systems with reduced environmental impact;
  • Promoting selective waste collecting in Valeni and Reni communities

Projects results:

  • 8 platforms for waste disposal;
  • 20 Euro-containers;
  • 450 plastic bins;
  • 250 metal bins;
  • 150 metal containers;
  • 4 composting boxes procured;
  • 2 regional  seminars;
  • 2 workshops;
  • 2 training courses.