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EIB-ADF Sing € 200K Agreement on North Albania Investment Program
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EIB-ADF Sing € 200K Agreement on North Albania Investment Program

TIRANA, November 20 The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Albanian Development Fund (ADF) have signed a Euro 200,000 cooperation agreement concerning technical assistance with the preparation of a regional investment program in the North of Albania. This is the first step in a wider approved technical assistance program worth up to EUR 3m to...

Green Climate Fund in Albania Launches Call for Proposals
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Green Climate Fund in Albania Launches Call for Proposals

TIRANA, September 4 The Ministry of Tourism and Environment has launched a call for proposals to support projects in Albania funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The announcement made on Tuesday, September 2 on ministry’s official website, says that the National Designated Authority of the GCF in Albania, in collaboration with MTE invites all the interested...

Call for Proposals for Buna River-Velipoja Protected Landscape
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Call for Proposals for Buna River-Velipoja Protected Landscape

TIRANA, August 27 The Institute for Nature Conservation in Albania (INCA) invites all of the interested local inhabitants regarding the projects for the preservation of the Buna River-Velipoja Protected Landscape. The official announcement made on the website of INCA, on Wednesday, August 21st, says that the partners of the project ‘Living Buna’, have made a...

Project on Sustainable Tourism in Southern Albania Goes to Next Phase
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Project on Sustainable Tourism in Southern Albania Goes to Next Phase

TIRANA, August 15 In the framework of the project ‘For the development of tourism and urban integration’ that is being applied, with the support from the World Bank, in four city halls of Berat, Permet, Saranda and Gjirokastra, has started the consultation between the experts for the improvement of tourist zones, in Zvernec, Vjosa-Narta Protected...

Over-Construction Taking Toll on Tourism in Shengjin
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Over-Construction Taking Toll on Tourism in Shengjin

TIRANA, August 8 Shengjin is the nearest coast for Kosovans because from Prizren to the shores of Rana e Hedhun, it takes only two hours by driving. This advantage turned the northern town of Lezha county into the favored coast of Kosovans, which before was mainly frequented by the local inhabitants. The increasing demand for...

New Wind Power Stations to Be Built in Topoje, Fier
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New Wind Power Stations to Be Built in Topoje, Fier

TIRANA, July 26 The Council of Ministers has approved yesterday, July 25 a permit for the construction of wind power stations in Topoje, of Fier county. Since in April 2019, the government has approved some permits for the construction of wind power stations in the country. The winner of this permit is the association ‘Max...

Norway Grants Albania $880,000 for Achieving SDGs
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Norway Grants Albania $880,000 for Achieving SDGs

TIRANA, July 19 The Norwegian Government will grant Albania NOK 7,500,000 or about $880,000 for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. An agreement was signed on Thursday between the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs represented by Norwegian Ambassador to Pristina Per Strand Sjaastad and UN Resident Coordinator in Albania Brian James Williams. This agreement contributes to...

Tourist’s Center in Valbona Under Reconstruction
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Tourist’s Center in Valbona Under Reconstruction

  TIRANA, July 8 Work on the reconstruction of the tourist’ center is Valbona, Northern Albania, has started. The new facility will provide various services including accommodation, information, office space, and opportunities for tourism development initiatives. Besides those functions, the center aims at promoting economic development through rural tourism. This sector is one of the...