Applied research

Applied research

IECE has conducted over 200 applied research projects, including:

  1. 2015-2016 CEIM,IECE, Assessment of the Ecological Carrying Capacity of the City of Skopje. The main goal of this project was to estimate the ecological footprint of the resident of Skopje region , biological carrying capacity (bio capacity) of the region  and  ecological deficit ;to identify the optimum sustainable size required to serve this community and priority areas for action.
  1. 2016-2017, CEIM,IECE, Assessment study for vulnerable taxonomic groups of fauna (birds and bats) along the 400 KV overhead transmission line: SS Bitola 2 – Macedonian/Albanian border and SS Ohrid.The main objectives of the project are general assessment and evaluation study on the fauna of birds and bats along the Transmission Line Corridor, on the basis of pre-construction seasonal surveillance and monitoring; predicted impacts and mitigation measures.
  1. 2016-2017, CEIM,IECE, Monitoring of bird species, their population state and migration corridor, along the overhead transmission line 2 x 110 KV SS Bitola 3- SS Bitola 4. The project aims to assess and evaluate the vulnerable avifauna along the 2x110kV OHTL S/S Bitola 3 – S/S Bitola. Seasonal field surveillance on horizontal and vertical distribution of Birds along the transmission line corridor with special focus on species listed on Annex I of the EU Directive 2009/147/EC; IUCN Globally Threatened Species;Trigger Species of sites designated as Important Bird Areas; Migratory bird species; and bird species of the area, that are at high risk of electrocution and collision, were conducted.
  1. 2016-2017 CEIM,IECE Integrated regional waste management plan in Southeast Macedonia. The main goals are: Measuring waste fractions and quantities;Gap analysis on management practices in the SE region  Illegal landfills; Municipality waste management plans; Projections for the future ; Developing scenarios with CBA; Action Plan.