Between 15-17 August 2021 in Varna, Bulgaria a technical workshop on the advancements and challenges in ecosystem services accounting in Bulgaria was organized. The event was held in hybrid form as part of the MAIA (Mapping and Assessment for Integrated Ecosystem Accounting) project.
The workshop was hosted by Prof Boian Koulov (NIGGG-BAS), National Coordinator. Special guest was MAIA’s project coordinator Prof Lars Hein (Wageningen University, the Netherlands).
The presentations and discussions were focused on the current development state of the national ecosystem accounts and on future updates and suggestions about further improvements of the activities in Bulgaria.
More than 20 representatives of the Bulgarian institutions associated with the project, such as the Bulgarian Academy of Science (BAS), the Executive Environment Agency Bulgaria, the National Statistical Institute, Sofia University, the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography – BAS and Pensoft attended the meeting.
More about the meeting and the project: https://maiaportal.eu/news/maia-meeting-bulgaria-advancements-and-challenges-ecosystem-services-accounting-bulgaria