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Puka’s Model for Sustainable Development
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Puka’s Model for Sustainable Development

TIRANA, May 13 Puka region located in North Albania has a natural potential for sustainable economic development. Both municipalities of Puka and Fushe Arrez have a population of about 33,000 people and over 60 percent of the population lives in remote villages. According to AgroPuka, a non-profit organization, the region’s resources vary from forestry products...

Rural Tourism and Sustainable Development in the Albanian Alps
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Rural Tourism and Sustainable Development in the Albanian Alps

TIRANA, January 23 Hundreds of thousands of Albanian and international tourists visited the Albanian Alps during 2018. The Albanian Alps also knowns as the Accursed Mountains consist of Thethi, Valbona, Kelmend, Nikaj-Merturi, and Shkreli parks. The entire region offers a combination of unspoiled nature, with stunning mountain peaks and well-preserved traditions and cultural heritage. Yet...

Local Communities to Lead Way to Nature Parks Protection
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Local Communities to Lead Way to Nature Parks Protection

TIRANA, November 3 Have you ever heard about Qafe Bush, Balloll, Rrezome, Sopot, Stavraj, Polis, Germenj-Shelegure, Tejdrinit te Bardhe, Kuturman, Krastafillak, Cangonj, and Pishe Poro? These are some of the nature parks and managed nature reserves in Albania. Although most of the nature parks and managed nature reserves are unknown even among the Albanians, international...

Cultural Heritage as a Driver for Sustainable Development
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Cultural Heritage as a Driver for Sustainable Development

TIRANA, April 24 Cultural heritage values must be unified in order to contribute to a major economic and social development of different areas. Hence, several events will be organized in different parts of Albania by National Tourism Agency and the Agency for Regional Development. Albanians must be the first to explore their country. This is...

Minister of Environment attends “Climate changes and the green economy” conference in Serbia
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Minister of Environment attends “Climate changes and the green economy” conference in Serbia

Albanian Minister of Environment, Lefter Koka attended the International Conference on Environment, focused on the “Climate changes and the green economy”, held on November 19-20 in Belgrade, Serbia. The conference was organized in the framework of the UN Network for Sustainable Development, and was attended by Serbian Minister of Environment, Montenegro’s Minister of Sustainable Development...