The World Bank has joined the EU4Environment team to support ecosystem services and livelihoods in the six Eastern Partnership countries. The work will revolve around:
- Launching a shared network of protected areas, involving EU and neighbouring countries;
- Support for community actions for forest conservation and sustainable use to increase non-timber goods, production, energy efficiency related to biomass;
- Actions to prevent illegal trade and promote legal trade;
- Support for the identification and development of innovative financing schemes for sustainable management of ecosystem services.