Protection of domestic autochthonic breed of cattle Busha
Protection of domestic autochthonic breed of cattle Busha
The goal is to replicate the project to allow numerically spreading indigenous breed of cattle Busha in other regions, in this case in the region of Skopje or rather in Skopje Monte Negro (mountain region near Skopje) - region with excellent preconditions for breeding this kind domestic cattle Busha. Already established cooperation with relevant institutions will continue to stimulate the breeding of cattle Busha. Therefore, cooperation with the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food in Skopje has already been agreed and support for cultivation of native breeds of farm animals gives the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management through measures to subsidize the cattle Busha and 1,500 per head which is the type of Busha, and through membership in a recognized breeding organization Busha cattle. With all these measures supports biodiversity and conservation of indigenous breeds of domestic animals.

The project outcome in this project is to preservation of the breed cattle Busha (3 soybeans - brown, gray and black strain) in another area in the R. of Macedonia in the area of Skopje Monte Negro mountain, near Skopje. This will be done through a number of activities that will lead to some immediate results that will be described below, will result in the end as mentioned above with the preservation of the indigenous breed of cattle Busha in the Skopje region.
In the area of biodiversity our project goal is to establish a herd of pure Busha cattle with 3 soybean preferably (gray, brown and black) with all measures taken on the farm ie introduced with the parent accounting whereby you follow exterior measures throats and productive and reproductive characteristics of individuals in the farm. Also, as a measurable result is the transfer of knowledge on the situation of the indigenous breed of cattle Busha and awareness of the importance of biodiversity in our country ie gene pool conservation of our native breeds where it belongs Busha cattle.

Indicators for confirmation of this would be the preservation of protected species – 1 (one) and approximately 40 direct and indirect participants involved in the project to confirm the results.

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Project Snapshot

Area Of Work:
Grant Amount:
US$ 19,200.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 12,100.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 16,800.00
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed
Number of globally significant species protected by project 1

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Zlatko Samardziev
Ms Melita Ivanova


Majka Tereza 15/6
Skopje, 1000