Cooperation Along a Big RIver - Institutional coordination among stakeholders for environmental risk management in the Volga basin
For the Volga basin, environmental risk management is fundamental for protecting the environment, improving socio-economic conditions and promoting agricultural and industrial economies as well as the health of the Caspian Sea. Existing problems in governance and institutional performance, deficiencies in civil society involvement as well as low levels of cooperation between academic and policymaking institutions have led to a situation of significant ecologic, social and economic risks in the basin.
CABRI-Volga was an important project in support of the European Union's international cooperation goals. It has fulfilled its strategic objectives:
CABRI-Volga gained wide recognition within Russia and Europe-wide, for example by:
Tangible project outputs include networks of experts and stakeholders both on the national (Russian) and international level as well as several reports, available in the download section of this page.
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