April 28, 2020

Gender-Sensitive Value Chain Analysis in Albania

By Erald Lamja Women are present in all Albanian value chains and markets carrying out important functions. Although both the public and private sectors have numerous […]
April 28, 2020

Supporting Women’s Inclusion and Value Chain Development in Albania

A Guide for Practitioners and Interested Stakeholders By Erald Lamja As a result of laws, policies, and programs, Albania has seen improvements in various aspects related […]
April 28, 2020

National Conference “Unlocking Potential: Gender-Sensitive Value Chain Analysis to Develop Better Economic and Development Policy and Programs”

By Erald Lamja On March 5th, the USAID Planning and Local Government Project (PLGP), in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MoARD), organized […]
April 28, 2020

Supporting Women’s Economic Empowerment in Value Chains

By Erald Lamja Economic growth, and the markets that enable that growth, are one of the well-documented drivers in reducing poverty. Markets are the main means […]
April 28, 2020

Municipalities and citizens’ safety

Nineteen municipalities across Albania receive basic training in tackling root causes to prevent radicalization and violent extremism. By Robert Korkuti and Diamanta Vito Municipalities today are […]
April 28, 2020

Political Will to Achieve Greater Equality

Mayor of Bulqiza commits to work towards gender equality on International Women’s Day By Monika Kocaqi and Dolly Wittberger Equality of women and men is a […]
April 28, 2020

Youth empowerment through self-defense programs

By Laureta Memo Youth in Albania often encounter aggression and violence and are exposed to other risk factors leading to various types of abuse. However, an […]
April 28, 2020

Empowering women through local incentives

Partner municipalities approve groundbreaking reduction in local tariffs for women- and youth-owned startups. By Diamanta Vito and Erald Lamja Increased agency amplifies the abilities of women […]
April 28, 2020

Reforms in Albania informed by Regional Best Practices

By Elton Stafa Albanian local governments face many challenges as they work to fulfill their responsibilities in education, social protection, and healthcare. Key obstacles include inconsistent […]