FFA plans in early 2013 to launch the project on fire on forest land in the reserves and Russia worth more than 120 million dollars, the forestry department.
"The project, a five-year, may begin to be realized in January 2013. Participation of one of the largest international financial institutions (World Bank — Ed.) Help to bring to the project" Reform of forest management and measures to combat forest fires in Russia, "International expertise and best practices, "- said in a statement.
It clarifies the agency, the total project cost was $ 121.3 million, with $ 40 million to provide the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the main lender Bank — Ed.) As a loan, the remaining amount from the budget of the Russian Federation.
As previously reported by the FFA, the project aims to increase the readiness of Russia's regions to fire season. The project provides for the purchase of firefighting equipment, as well as restoration of observation towers, fire and chemical plants and storage facilities for equipment and machinery. Anticipated that the project will be implemented in 15 nature reserves and 11 national parks, with the participation of experts of the MEP.