• Leveraging the capacities of CSO-s in the North of Albania
    ECONORD
    This project is implemented by ALCDF
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EcoNord goal is to strenthen the technical administrative financial capacity of CSOs in northern Albania regions.

Albanian Local Capacity Development Foundation is implementing the project “Leveraging the capacities of CSO-s in the North of Albania”, the so called “Eco-Nord” project, financed from European Union Delegation in Albania. This project is funder under Civil Society Facility – Civic Initiative and Capacity Building component (part of IPA 2013).

The goal of the project is to strengthen the technical, administrative and financial capacity of CSOs in northern Albania regions (Diber, Kukes, Lezhe, and Shkoder regions) with a goal of positively impacting Albania’s SAA obligations.


Our specific objectives are:

Capacity Development

Creating capacity development facilities as a platform for knowledge, mentoring, and networking for environmental CSOs in North of Albania.

Financing

Financing small projects addressing conservation and enhancement of biodiversity, sustainable management of natural resources and the fight against climate change, through a “Local Initiative Fund” in the targeted area.

The main results of the project are:

CSOs in the North of Albania have raised their administrative, financial and technical capacities (based on reports by stakeholders and organizational assessments), through mentoring, training, coaching, and knowledge sharing;

CSOs in the North of Albania have increased involvement in advisory, decision making, networking, advocacy and lobbying activities for biodiversity issues at the local, regional and national levels;

The “Local Initiative Fund” is established, promoted, and managed in a transparent and accountable manner and at least 70% of the EU funding goes directly to CSOs implementing environmental and biodiversity projects;

CSOs in the North of Albania implement responsive and accountable projects that have an impact on environmental issues as prioritized and mandated by the program with funding from the “Local Initiative Fund” established by the action;

Knowledge and experience are capitalized/ institutionalized and shared via publications, webpage and conferences at the regional and national levels.

Latest Grants

We're excited to announce the second round of application

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Latest Updates

Call for Proposals Local Initiative Fund Deadline:23 March 2016 17.00 pm Albanian Local Capacity Development Foundation (ALCDF), in the framework of the project “Leveraging the Capacities of CSO-s in the North of Albania for the betterment of biodiversity and environment protection” - EcoNord project – that is financed from the European Union Delegation in Albania as part of its programme “Civil Society Facility – Civic Initiative and Capacity Building Component”, launches its second round of Call for Proposals under the grants of Local Initiative Fund of the project.
Veprimtari lokale për mbrojtjen e llojshmërisë biologjike dhe zhvillimin e qëndrueshëm FORUMI Shqiptar Liqeni Shkodrës JETËSIMI i projektit “Veprimtari lokale për mbrojtjen e llojshmërisë biologjike dhe zhvillimin e qëndrueshëm" është një ndër veprimtaritë e organizatës FORUMI Shqiptar Liqeni Shkodrës mundësuar nga fondet e Bashkimit Evropian përmes programit EcoNord në Bashkinë Shkodër. Projekti në fjalë është një platformë e re bashkëpunimi mes organizatave të shoqërisë civile në Shkodër dhe Njësive të Qeverisjes Vendore me qëllim forcimin e bashkëpunimit në fusha me interes të përbashkët.
TRAINING NEEDS ASSESSMENT REPORT April 2015 In the framework of the “Supporting capacity development and activity of CSOs from the regions of North of Albania focusing on biodiversity and environment protection” project financed by EU and implemented by the Albanian Local Capacity Development Foundation (ALCDF), the Albanian National Training and Technical Assistance Resource Center (ANTTARC) conducted the training needs assessment relating to organizational and human resources development of civil society organizations focusing on...

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