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Institutional Assistance for the development of the Maritime Economy
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October 2018 - September 2021

Project Summary

  • Contribute to the sustainable development of the Albanian maritime and coastal economy in the European and Mediterranean context, providing to the institutions and the private sector the new opportunities linked to the process of accession and integration to the European Union
  • Improve the capacity of the Albanian Institutions in the sustainable management of natural resources and in the planning of sectoral interventions (fishing, aquaculture and eco-tourism), to be achieved through the financial opportunities offered to the Albanian coastal and maritime economy by the Italian Cooperation, international donors and national funds
  • Small pelagic stock assessment and related management plan for sardines and anchovies; 
  • Training on stock assessment and habitat mapping; evaluation of the fleet capacity and related effort; 
  • Analysis of small-scale fishing (SSF); 
  • Elaboration of 5 soft loan project sheets; 
  • Analysis of the main coastal and lagoons ecosystems; 
  • Drafting of 5 soft loan project sheets related to the eco-system goods services in Albania; 
  • Technical assistance for the soft loan project sheets in fishery and ecosystem goods and services; 
  • Organization of workshops and information seminars in Albania and Italy; 
  • Visibility: preparation of information material
  • Technical assistance

Source of funding : Italian Cooperation
Total budget : 1 600 000,00 €
Partners :
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) - Albania
  • Ministry of Tourism and Environment (MTE) - Albania