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Austria Pledges €600,000 to Earthquake-Affected Families
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Austria Pledges €600,000 to Earthquake-Affected Families

TIRANA, December 6 In light of the earthquake of November 26th, Austria pledges Euro 600,000 to the reconstruction of damaged houses. The agreement was signed on Friday by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and the National Agency for Civil Protection. “The fund aims to improve the living conditions of families affected by the earthquakes of...

Adventure Tourism, Explore Albania by Bike
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Adventure Tourism, Explore Albania by Bike

Mountain biking is the ultimate way for exploring the unknown Albania, the small Country in Europe, to get to new places and live life at a different pace and adventure tourism plays a key role on supporting local communities to further develop their sustainable community tourism models. Tobi Gessler from Ride Albania Mountain Biking tells...

Swiss and Austrian govts Give €3mln Grant for Regional Development
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Swiss and Austrian govts Give €3mln Grant for Regional Development

TIRANA, May 18 The Swiss and Austrian development agencies are working together with the Albanian Ministry of Urban Development in order to support a joint project on regional development in Albania. They allocated a fund of Euro 3 million for areas away from urban centers. A part of the fund will be allocated to local...

Scientists Call on Protection of Vjosa River
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Scientists Call on Protection of Vjosa River

TIRANA, April 28 Vjosa River is called the last wild river in Europe as it flows free and no dams were built on its way. According to experts, this fact makes it unique. Currently, there are 30 experts from Germany, Austria, and Albania making observations along Vjosa River and collecting data on its biodiversity and...

Albania and Austria Agree on Pension Recognition
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Albania and Austria Agree on Pension Recognition

TIRANA, January 25 Thousands of Albanians that have worked in Albania and Austria can now protect their pension entitlements thanks to an agreement signed on Wednesday between Albanian Minister of Social Welfare and Youth Blendi Klosi and his counterpart Alois Stoger. The rule applies to Austrian citizens as well. Austria’s Minister of Social Affairs Alois...

Albania Ranks among the Most Affordable Ski Destinations in Europe
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Albania Ranks among the Most Affordable Ski Destinations in Europe

TIRANA, December 6 Heavy snowfalls hit the mountainous areas in Albania and this is good news for tourists looking for budget snow destinations. A handful of ski resorts, mostly located in Korca area, opened their slopes and are ready to welcome visitors. The slopes of Bigell in Dardha or Voskopoja are among the best for...

Increased Demand for Albanian Chestnuts in EU Markets
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Increased Demand for Albanian Chestnuts in EU Markets

TIRANA, November 3 The significant growth of chestnuts export during the recent three years is becoming a main source of incomes not only for the country’s economy but also for thousands of families in northern Albania. This is the region where chestnuts are cultivated in high quantities. During this year, over 2,500 tons of chestnuts...