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October 8, 2015

TIRANA, OCTOBER 8, 2015 - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden in Albania, is seeking concept papers to implement activities to promote sustainable tourism in Albania. The purpose of the activities is to contribute to improvements in Albania’s tourism sector, including improvements to the country’s business enabling environment and workforce capacities, to serve as catalysts for job creation and economic growth. Over the next five years, USAID and Sida will invest USD 6 million, to be matched with USD 3 million of funds from ‎winning projects.

USAID Country Representative, Marcus A. Johnson; Head of Development Cooperation for Sweden, Birgitta Jansson; and Minister of Economy, Trade, and Tourism, Arben Ahmetaj, delivered remarks today at a ceremony to launch the Annual Program Statement, a call for concept papers and ideas.

USAID, Albania, Business to Business, cooperation,cross-border, regional, market, trade, investment, opportunities
May 22, 2010

TIRANA, MAY 22, 2010     USAID co-sponsored the 4th Regional CEED Conference and B2B Meetings with Albanian Businesses held this week in Tirana.

USAID, Albania, agriculture, Agriculture University of Tirana, technology transfer
May 5, 2010

Fushe Kruja, May 5, 2010     Specialists from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Consumer Protection’s agriculture technology transfer centers (TTCs), researchers from the Agriculture University of Tirana, productivity specialists from USAID’s Albanian Agriculture Competitive Project and representatives of private farmers/producers associations met today in Fushe Kruja to discuss ways of helping Albanian products and farmers to become more competitive.

USAID’s Mission Director, Mr. Joseph C Williams, spoke at the opening of the event.

USAID Albania, IDRA, Corruption Survey, Ambassador Withers
May 5, 2010

Tirana, May 05, 2010     Today, USAID released its sixth annual public opinion survey.  The survey - conducted by IDRA with the support of USAID  - tracks the perceptions of ordinary citizens, public officials, and judges regarding corruption in Albania, as well as their experience with corruption.  Below you will find a summary of findings:


USAID, Albania, Montenegro, MCC, QKR, QKL, business registration and licensing
April 28, 2010

TIRANA, APRIL 28, 2010     Today, the Directors of National Licensing Center (NLC) and the National Registration Center (NRC), Eneida Guria and Tomi Kola, provided a tour of the one-stop-shop business centers for Montenegrin government officials visiting Albania this week.

USAID, Albania, C-Change, Family Planning, modern contraceptives, Demographic Health Survey
April 27, 2010

TIRANA, APRIL 27, 2010      USAID’s family planning program launched today its second mass-media campaign aimed at increasing the use of modern contraceptives in Albania to prevent unplanned pregnancies. The month-long campaign will be broadcast nationally on television and radio and featured in print ads in major Albanian newspapers.

The event was attended by USAID/Albania’s Mission Director, Joe Williams, and the Minister of Health, Petrit Vasili.


Last updated: October 13, 2015

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