MAPCULT – Medicinal Aromatic Plant Cultivation as a Sustainable Alternative to Cannabis in Përmet

This project improves access to socio-economic development and supports new employment opportunities in communities vulnerable to cannabis cultivation and trafficking, supporting the cultivation of medicinal aromatic plants in the area, as an economically viable alternative to cannabis cultivation. Factsheet

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Developing the Capacities of Albania for an Effective Engagement with the Green Climate Fund

The Government of Albania strives to make the country more climate-resilient. The objective of this grant was to help the country identify climate change activities with high funding priority, thus supporting the Ministry of Tourism and Environment and the National Focal Point in finalizing the Country Programme for engaging with the GCF and providing guidance […]

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EbA – Building Climate Resilience of Forests Through Ecosystem-Based Adaptation

EbA aims to strengthen the climate resilience of forests in the Municipality of Elbasan, consequently improving locals’ livelihoods and enabling climate change adaptation. The project will provide capacity building, research on EbA and climate-resilient livelihoods, awareness-raising among citizens of Elbasan Municipality, and implementation of a small-scale EbA intervention in the municipality along the Shkumbin river […]

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Cult2Routes – Emerging Cultural Tourism by Discovering Hiking and Cultural Routes in the Cross-Border Area

Cult2Routes focuses on touristic areas of the municipalities of Nestorio (Greece) and Tepelena (Albania). The project has its primary goal to enhance the tourist product of attractive areas by improving the tourist and cultural facilities by restoring cultural monuments and developing hiking and cultural routes with state of art tools aiming to increase the number […]

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Climate Bridges – Strengthening Climate Protection through Cooperation

Climate Bridges strengthens climate protection in the mountain range Dinarides in the Western Balkans, by establishing a networking platform (Dinaric Climate Network-DCN) and developing climate mitigation strategies and implementation concepts for pilot regions in the Dinarics. Factsheet

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BIODRINI – Enhancement of Biodiversity in the Drini River Basin through Integrated Watershed Management

This project is part of the Cross-Border Programme Albania-Kosovo IPA II. Its overall objective is the protection of the environment and the enhancement of biodiversity along the Drin River Basin. The action will be implemented in the municipalities of Kukës, Has and Tropoja in Albania and in the municipality of Rahovec in Kosovo. The environmental […]

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Source Separation of Municipal Waste in Berat Municipality

The EU’s Circular Economy Package and the European Green Deal have added significant emphasis on waste separation at source. For this purpose, the project will enable the successful procurement of equipment, planning of the communications campaign, and launch of the new services on source separation of municipal waste in the Municipality of Berat. Factsheet

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4PLUS – Public awareness, Preparedness, Participation and Coordination for Civil Protection for All

Fires and floods have transboundary impacts, which makes a common approach essential. The objectives of this project are to enhance the knowledge and skills of the local authorities and communities in being prepared for and managing consequences caused by natural and man-made hazards, especially for the protection of people with disabilities and older persons. Factsheet

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4ALL – Accessible Tourism for All

This project aims to improve the accessibility of natural and cultural heritage in the cross-border (CB) area and collect and promote internationally accurate information for senior tourists and tourists with disabilities and their families. The project will also help to improve capacities for sustainable use of natural and cultural resources in the CB area. Factsheet

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