Protection of Waters Against Agricultural Pollution Through Establishment of A Monitoring and Reporting Methodology for The Nitrate Action Plans

Priority area

Environmental Management for Sustainable Development / Environment and Climate Action


Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MoAF)

Duration: start/end

24 months
December 2021 – December 2023

EU contribution (Euro)


Brief description of the project and main objectives

The purpose of the project is to establish the monitoring methodology of the implementation of Nitrate Action Plans in nitrate vulnerable zones (NVZs) in line with the EU Nitrate and Water Framework Directives.


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Achieved results / expected outputs

Establishing Nitrate Action Plans monitoring methodology and integrating into Nitrate Information System (NIBIS).
Increasing technical capacity of MoAF central and provincial capacity to reduce the nitrate pollution in NVZs.
Raising awareness of local communities.