Balkan Vulture Action Plan
'Action Plan for the Recovery and Conservation of Vultures on the Balkan Peninsula and Adjacent Regions'
The aim of the Action Plan is to design and develop a long-term strategy for the recovery of the four vulture species on the Balkan Peninsula, an important part of their European distribution area, creating the best possible conditions for natural recovery, and, where necessary, reintroduction or restocking.
The strategy is based on local and international cooperation, in which international organizations provide expertise and funding, while local organizations, GOs and NGOs, carry out the projects. The local organizations receive support to increase their professional skills and capacity. This cooperation is carried out within the framework of Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) between the governments and international and national vulture conservationist groups, which provides a basis for long-term cooperation. Coordination of the Action Plan is handled by the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF).