Management of the nature conservation areas of Ukraine’s Polissya region based on the international experience

  • Received March 13, 2017;
    Accepted April 25, 2017;
    Published May 10, 2017
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    Volume 15 2017, Issue #1 (cont.), pp. 183-190
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In ensuring sustainable development an important role belongs to natural preservation areas with different functions and modes of preservation, where an important place is occupied by natural conservation territories and natural conservation objects that form the natural reserve fund. A system of management of natural reserve fund of Ukraine is associated with many problems and shortcomings. The authors have studied the experience of efficient management of similar institutions in other countries, such as the national natural and regional landscape parks. They have outlined prospects for the development of natural reserves in Ukraine in accordance with international standards and requirements. They have also outlined innovative tools for the protection of biodiversity. They have offered a range of measures to improve the efficiency of the system of management of natural reserves based on the best international practices (establishing standard expenses of the state budgetary financing, insurance, the use of geoinformation technologies, grant projects and programs, adaptive management, restructuring of management, improvement of the organizational structure, effective system of paid services, etc.).

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    • Fig. 1. Factors that form the system of management of nature reserves
    • Fig 2. System of management of nature reserves
    • Fig. 3. Dependence of the number of employees on the square of nature reserves
    • Fig. 4. Form of management of the territories and objects of the Natural Reserve Fund of Ukraine in the Polissya region