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Latvia

Environmental Development Association

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Environmental Development Association (EDA) is a Latvian non-governmental organisation and was founded in 2009. EDA believes that it’s possible to create modern, convenient technology solutions which improves energy efficiency and which would be harmless to surrounding environment. We are cooperating with experts from different fields, create sustainable environmental issue solving. Also we focus our attention on educating society about environmental topics, their involvement in environmental policy creation and decision making process.

Within the project EDA is the coordinator of Work Package 3 and is involved in preparing the policy paper and the case study Gulf of Riga. In Work Package 5 we have a special interest to work out the regional employment potential of aquaculture. Furthermore, we will work in close cooperation with the Latvian Ministry of Environment and Regional Development and with the Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment - "BIOR".

Contact

Kārlis Maulics
Environmental Development Association
Marupes street 4-23
Riga, LV-1002
Latvia
Phone +371 29669732
karlis@maulics.lv

Partner Homepage

www.videsattistiba.lv

Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia

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The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia is the central executive institution responsible for the protection of the environment and nature, maintenance and rational utilization of natural resources, as well as sub-sectors of hydrometeorology and use of subsoil. As such, we lay out and implement the relevant policy, develop the legislative acts, national strategies and programmes, formulate opinions about projects prepared by other institutions, represent the interests of Latvia in international and foreign institutions, and inform the general public.

Its contribution to AQUAFIMA project is mainly in providing of information about aquaculture status and development trends in Latvia. Additionally, we will work in close cooperation with the Environmental Development Association.

Contact

Laura Jukame
Peldu Str. 25
Riga, LV1494
Latvia
Phone +37166016755
laura.jukame@varam.gov.lv

Partner Homepage

www.varam.gov.lv