By Constanze Schaaff
The video highlights events held on Sept 25 “Coming together for Prespa” in Tirana and “Sustainable Tourism Development in the Ohid-Prespa region” on September 28, 2018 in Korce. Both were organized by the Transboundary Biosphere Reserve Prespa Project of the Republic of Albania, which is co-financed by the Federal Republic of Germany through KfW Development Bank, and implemented by GFA Consulting Group GmbH and the Institute for Nature Conservation in Albania. Detailed coverage on both events can be found HERE.
The Transboundary Biosphere Reserve Prespa Project, Phase II aims at reducing the pressure on natural resources and contributing to poverty reduction in the Albanian part of the reserve. In addition to other measures, support to sustainable tourism will be a key field of activities. The project will last from May 2018 to April 2021. The German financial contribution amounts to a total of 3.5 million Euro. Together with Phase I, the German financial contribution for this project, through KfW Development Bank, amounts to 7 million Euro.