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CATCH POLLUTION

In April, 2007, Center of Environmental Policy together with partners Aleksandras Stulginskis University and Institute of Agricultural resources and Economics (Latvia) started implementation of the project „Optimal catch crop solutions to reduce pollution in the transboundary Venta and Lielupe river basins“ supported by Interreg V-A Latvia-Lithuania Cross Border cooperation programme 2014-2020. Read More

Cost benefit analysis for the restoration of ecosystem services of Biržulis and Stervas wetlands

Team of AAPC experts have completed cost benefit analysis for the restoration of ecosystem services of Biržulis and Stervas wetlands. The study provides analysis and assessment of costs of measures aiming to restore and enhance ecosystem services as well as expected benefits of the measures on ecosystem services. The restoration measures, grouped to five intervention scenarios were proposed by the client VŠį Nature Heritage Fund.

Marine Strategy Directive Implementation in Turkey

On February 2016, together with experts from NIRAS IC Sp. Z.o.o. (Poland) and other countries we started implementation of the Project “Capacity building on Marine Strategy Framework Directive in Turkey” (EuropeAid/135965/IH/SER/TR). The Project consists of two components: 1) Technical and administrative capacity building for future transposition and implementation of the MSFD and 2) Steps towards implementation of the Directive in selected regions of the Black Sea and the Mediterranean. Our expert is responsible for the economic and social analysis in accordance with the MSFD.

LIFE fit for REACH

With colleagues from the other Baltic countries, we have just started a project “LIFE fit for REACH. Baltic pilot cases on reduction of emissions by substitution of hazardous chemicals and resource efficiency”. The project is aimed at: (a) protecting the environment and human health by making REACH implementation more effective, (b) increasing the knowledge and capacities of downstream SMEs in the Baltic States, (c) demonstrating effective substitution and resource efficiency cases in phasing out hazardous substances, and (d) engaging industry beyond project consortium and enhancing society dialogue: greening procurement, consumption, etc.

about the Center for Environmental Policy (aapc)

We are a team of environmental experts with nearly 20 years of experience both in Lithuania and abroad. Our strategic priorities are providing high quality analytical and consulting services in the environmental field.

The Center for Environmental Policy is a non-profit organisation which implements applied research projects and provides analytical, consulting and project management services to utilities, businesses and government institutions.

The Center for Environmental Policy was founded in 1997 by three environmental economists on the basis of the former assistance to Lithuania project of the Harvard Institute for International Development. 
The key areas of our expertise include:

  • environmental economics,
  • institutional capacity building,
  • training and education,
  • preparation and assessment of strategic documents,
  • environmental law,
  • development of Terms of Reference for environmental projects,
  • preparation of environmental documents for businesses.

Over almost 20 years, we have implemented more than 200 projects and have accumulated extensive experience in a wide range of environmental areas, such as integrated water resources management, climate change assessment, solid waste management, chemicals and air quality management.

In addition to the activities in Lithuania, the experts of the Center for Environmental Policy have been actively involved in a number of projects abroad. Together with our foreign partners, we have successfully implemented projects in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Montenegro, Kazakhstan, Cyprus, Kosovo, Croatia, Latvia, Poland, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey, and Ukraine.