The Environmental Services Project, an initiative of the Albanian Government, co-financed by IBRD, Swedish Government and the Global Environment Facility, represent an overarching project that support the Ministry of Environment to implement the national strategy and its action plan, to develop institutional capacity in management and information systems as well as to empower beneficiaries of forest and pasture resources.
The capacity development of institutions consist on helping them to better manage forests and pastures in support of their economic empowering through a sustainable way of managing natural resources benefits from direct payments (at EU level/nationally).
When it comes to the discussion of designing policies and interventions that generate development in rural areas, endowed with Read more

ASC proposes to support Municipality of Tirana as follow up of project implementation during 2013 on assessing the local budget from a gender perspective by focusing specifically to the programme of Social Services and Housing. This second proposed intervention provides a continuation of activities which have been identified during our work in the mini-Municipalities. One of the main findings of our work was to provide training for local staff of Mini-Municipalities and to support the unit of Gender Equality in Tirana Municipality in order to mainstream gender into social policies. The scope of our proposal is analyze Read more

This project was to design to assess the budget activities from a gender perspective and to introduce to the mini municipalities of Tirana the concept of gender responsive budgeting in order to support it in the coming year 2014.
The objectives were:
1.Assessment of budget programs/activities of “Tirana Municipality 2012-2013” from a gender perspective.
2.Mapping of statistical system at regional level of sex-disaggregated data. Read more