The Czech training took place on 20 June 2017 in Ministry of Environment situated in Prague. It was a local training for public authorities called “Regional energy policies in context”. The main goal of this meeting was based on activities of currently forming stakeholders’ network CEESEN platform and was to discuss integrated initiative of energy transition and self-sufficiency. Project called REGISTR is a complex, multisectoral intention focused on innovations, pilot investments as well as infrastructure development.
With regard to intersector character of this initiative all related Ministries were invited (Ministry of Trade and Business, Ministry of Spatial Development, Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Agriculture) as well as research institutions (The Silva Tarouca Research Institute for Landscape and Ornamental Gardening, ECO trend Research Centre s.r.o.). From the energy point of view, the discussion focused on fostering the regional energy self-sufficiency, job creation and development of regional business. Environmental aspect was dealing with increasing water retention in landscape by improving forestry management and provision of local biomass for local heating systems. From the agricultural point of view application of procedures to provide sustainable biomass resources was discussed. Spatial development part of the project is based on regional actors synergies through different types of collaborative models. Main principals of this intention, needs of public authorities, ways of implementations and financing bacame a matter of discussion.
All in all, a few topics were touched upon including: identification of regional priorities for biomass and its local use, potential and possibilities of forestry soil fund, potential and possibilities of agricultural soil fund, regional management and business active region, benefits and engagement of local population (regional gasification).
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