Direct benefits information:
During the project the tourism branch is supported by improved water/ terrestrial trekking ways, better recreational spaces (bivouacs, camping, hotel restaurant access).
Ancillary benefits information:
Without the management plan, 6.1 - 8 Mio € per year have to be foreseen as costs for floods.
Costs investment information:
10 to 15 million Euros: plantation of forests, land acquisition, dyke renovation.
Costs operation maintenance:
Costs total information:
19 to 32 million Euros: Next to NWRMs, construction costs for dykes and improvement of barrages and facilities appear. Moreover, the touristic branch is supported by several projects, and hydropower is encouraged as well.
Compensations annual information:
Support of farmers by agro-environmental measures (encouragement of green cover, pastures, meadows, crop rotation).
Economic costs additional:
Information on Ecosystem improved biodiversity:
Control campaigns for Himalayan Balsam and Japanese Knotweed; plantation of alluvial forests (high species diversity due to diverse habitats).
Information on Ecosystem provisioning services:
Better efficiency of hydropower plants due to improved sediment balance.
Information on Ecosystem impact climate regulation: