Centre for Sustainable Development of the Mountain Association /CSDM/  was established on 20 of February 1997 and registered in the District Court of Smolyan, Bulgaria from well-known doctors, historians, philosophers, economists, journalists, lawyers,  engineers, teachers, ecologists and others.

CSDM is non-profit, non-political and non-religious organization. Its mission, strategy and aims are focused on the research of different spheres of live in the region, the preservation of the environment, implementation of projects for sustainable development of the mountain, enhancement the local self-government and local authority, support to the EU integration and cross border cooperation.

The mission of CSDM is to support the local community through initiatives and activities for information and active citizens’participation in the process of making decisions of common problems from different character – ecological, social, economic and cultural.

The overall activity of CSMD is directed to the people, who live in the mountain and aims to create more prerequisites for better and sustainable living conditions and environment for the local community and the development of working model for economic growth and occupation opportunities, combined with the environment-friendly use of the mountains’ resources.

Проект BG 05/1719 “За живот в хармония с природата! Граждански инициативи за устойчиво развитие и опазване на околната среда в селските общини на област Смолян”