March 13, 2019

USAID Project 11th Newsletter

PLGP published its 11th newsletter. In this issue, readers will find updated information on project activities and successes. Articles include property tax reform, fostering intergovernmental dialogue and […]
March 12, 2019

Transforming Lives Through Better Services

By Erald Lamja and Diamanta Vito –  This summer the Municipality of Elbasan began interventions in improving the irrigation and drainage systems across its territory. Mechanical […]
March 12, 2019

Bulqiza Youth Board, A Mechanism to Revitalize Community Life in Bulqiza

By Edison Balla –  Bulqiza is a town in northeastern Albania. Like a considerable number of small municipalities, this town “suffers” from scarce activism and lack of […]
March 12, 2019

The Importance of Local Safety Councils and the Role of Youth as Promoters of Change

By Robert Korkuti –  Confronted by the need for better coordination between state, non-state, and civil society actors, several municipalities established and formalized Local Councils for […]
March 12, 2019

Local Detailed Planning: From Design to Development Opportunities

By Ledio Allkja dhe Rudina Toto –  Territorial planning has evolved in Albania in recent years to make a qualitative leap forward towards integrated spatial development. […]
March 12, 2019

Improving the Quality of Tourism Offer

By Erald Lamja dhe Nevila Popa –  Berat Economic Development Advisory Council dedicates efforts to the specific demand of the Asian tourism market Berat is an […]
March 12, 2019

Supporting Municipalities in Accessing Funds for Strategic Projects

By Ledio Allkja dhe Rudina Toto –  Preparing successful fundable projects for support by financial or donor institutions remains a challenge for Albanian municipalities. Effective projects […]
March 12, 2019

Municipality Delivers on Promises

Nga Erald Lamja –  On December 9, 2018, Patos Mayor Balilaj handed over the keys of 10 apartments to women in need. “I have struggled my […]
March 12, 2019

Korça Study Tour Serves as a Knowledge-Sharing Opportunity for Staff of Other Water Utilities Across Albania

By Valu Add Management Services and Erald Lamja –  The water sector in Albania faces a pivotal moment. The Government of Albania (GoA), in line with […]