Early Childhood Education in Albania at the Intersection of Municipal Finance and Governance

This paper situates the decentralization of education responsibilities to local governments in Albania against broader European trends. It then analyzes how preschools are currently managed and […]

Guide to Doing Business in Cerrik

Cerrik is a unique community in a diverse region. The town is a model of goodwill, wisdom, reliability, tolerance, and cooperation. It is a place of […]

Guide for Practitioners and Interested Stakeholders for Women Inclusion and Value Chain Development in Albania

This Guide aims to support more gender-responsive approaches to value chain analysis development and hence to economic growth in Albania. The Guide represents a useful resource […]

Briefing Paper: Gender-Sensitive Approaches in Value Chain Development

The objective of this paper is to outline the opportunities for Albania in developing and implementing gender-sensitive value chain and market development approaches within its ‘toolbox’ […]

Gender-Sensitive Value Chain Analysis in the Municipalities of Bulqiza, Cerrik, Dibra, Kamza, Pogradec, and Librazhd

The main objective of this analysis is firstly identify the main sectors in these partner municipalities that provide opportunities for economic growth and development and assess […]

Guide on Prevention of Violent Extremism

This guide was developed by the Countering Violent Extremism Center (CVE) and the USAID Planning and Local Governance Project. It is the first document that helps […]

For engaged, informed and safer citizens

Are you informed on radicalization and violent extremism? Why do people get radicalized? How can you identify radicalized individuals? What is the main state institution against […]

Municipality of Bulqiza – Flyer for Reporting Domestic Violence

The Municipality of Bulqiza established in 2017 the Coordinated Referral Mechanism on cases of domestic violence to help and encourage women and girls of this municipality […]

Women Inclusion and Value Chain Development in Albania – Guide for Practitioners and Interested Stakeholders

This Guide aims to support more gender-responsive approaches to value chain analysis development and hence to economic growth in Albania. The Guide represents a useful resource […]

Guide to Doing Business in Berat

Berat is a city with plenty potentials for all entrepreneurs who wish to expand their business. As part of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list, its […]

How to Open and Develop e Business in Lushnje

Lushnja is a city that offers many opportunities for any entrepreneur who wants to grow his business. Home to the country’s largest agriculture and livestock development, […]

Fier’s Guide to Doing Business

Fier, more than any other city, needs to have a guide that will accommodate any and all issues relative to business and local development in our […]

PLGP Newsletter No. 12

The USAID Planning and Local Governance Project published its 12th newsletter. Readers will find updated information on activities and publications. Articles include Preschool education finance reform, creating […]

Guide to Doing Business in Kuçova

The Guide to Doing Business is a publication that seeks to be of assistance to all those interested in opening a business in Elbasan. It offers […]

Guide to Doing Business in Elbasan

The Guide to Doing Business is a publication that seeks to be of assistance to all those interested in opening a business in Elbasan. It offers […]

Papers and Studies on Local Finances in Albania

Papers and Studies on Local Finances in Albania The following are some of the policy papers and studies conducted by PLGP Local Finance Expert, Mr. Elton […]

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 […]

USAID Project 10th Newsletter

The USAID Planning and Local Governance Project published its 10th newsletter. Readers will find updated information on activities and publications. Articles include property tax reform, fostering […]

Financing the New Own Functions of Local Governments in Albania

The purpose of this publication is to explain the most important challenges that need to be addressed in order to move to the unconditional funding of […]

Guideline on Administrative Appealing Procedures

The Guideline on Administrative Appealing Procedures of Tax Liabilities at the Local Level was produced over the past few months by PLGP Tax Expert with this assistance […]