Policies of natural Resources Management and Environmental Economic Advantages - Attractions in Kosovo

AuthorAfrim Selimaj - Adem Dreshaj - Bedri Millaku
PositionUniversity 'Haxhi Zeka' Peja, Kosovo
IIPCCL Publishing, Tirana-Albania
Academic Journal of Business, Administration, Law and Social Sciences Vol. 1 No. 3
November 2015
ISSN 2410-3918
Acces online at www.iipccl.org
Policies of natural Resources Management and Environmental Economic
Advantages - Attractions in Kosovo
Afrim Selimaj
University “Haxhi Zeka” Peja, Kosovo
Adem Dreshaj
University “Haxhi Zeka” Peja, Kosovo
Bedri Millaku
University “Haxhi Zeka” Peja, Kosovo
Ecosystem management is a recent alternative policy proposed by the Kosovo government to
address a new generation of environmental issues. All Kosovo agency managements are cur-
rently exploring the concept of ecosystem management and their implications. Their activities
are focused in the management of land and natural resources, by developing policy guidelines
regarding the management of the ecosystem and the efforts undertaken that are only one layer
of a larger phenomenon nationwide. Similar activities occur at the state and local levels, as
well as within the NGO sector. In this sense, this paper addresses two questions:
What is the policy of ecosystem management?
Would Ecosystem management remain only a land management policy and resource?
Keywords: ecosystem management, land resources, water.
Kosovo has built the most comprehensive policy for the environment, the legal and
regulatory framework than any other country in the world. During the last 15 years,
environmental issues have aroused, because of the high number of natural resources. In
this sense environmental policies and regulations were created by a special agency to
monitor environmental health and increased environmental funding associated with all
Kosovo agencies. Great strides were undertaken in the air quality management policies
in urban areas. However, some areas of public policy are controversial, because of the
issues surrounding the management of Kosovo environment and natural resources.
Environmental issues are determined by political, economic, social, and even cultural
willpower. They include tough scientific questions, such as scales of proper resource
management, administrative issues in the inter - governmental level. Government
policies often encourage many of these practices, such as soil drainage and filling of
wetlands for agricultural use. Ecosystem Management (EM) is an outstanding
alternative to a policy recently proposed to address this new generation of other
environmental issues in Kosovo.
Land and natural resource management
Despite significant attention EM remains a loose collection of letters to specific agency
concepts, policies and guidance documents, and potential changes only partially to

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