At A Glance

Area: 21.833 km²

Total population: 2.534.174

Bioeconomy maturity: Low

Bioeconomy strategy: No

Main feedstock: Forest residues, feedstock from forest-based industries

POWER4BIO partner: Ukrainian National Forestry University (UNFU)

Contact person for Lviv: Orest Kiyko

Bioeconomy Strategy

There is no separate bioeconomy strategy in Lviv Region of Ukraine but there are some other strategies:

  • Strategy of the Lviv region development for the period up to 2020
  • Action National Plan in reference to Renewable Energy for the period up to 2020
  • Strategy of Ukraine for the period up to 2035 “Safety, Energy Efficiency, Competitiveness”

Main Targets Of The Region Regarding Bioeconomy

  • Development of industries with high added value
  • Support for projects in the field of environmentally sound and energy-efficient technologies
  • Introduction of European standards in waste management
  • Use of opportunities of international technical assistance
  • Raising the level of knowledge and skills of the rural population

Main Stakeholders
In The Region

Lviv State Regional Administration

Association of Woodworkers and Loggers of the Lviv region

Forza – Agency for Sustainable development of the Carpathian region of Ukraine

Private Enterprise “Lviv PAC” (woodworking enterprise)

Lviv Regional Forestry and Hunting Administration

Enterprises in the forest sector

Members of the Forest Council

Available Biomass Sources
At Regional Level

  • Timber

All Regions Participating In POWER4BIO

Ten regions from nine different countries are participating in POWER4BIO, five of which coming from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and five from Western and Southern Europe (WSE).