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The Environmental Services Project started implementation in 2015 and will be finalized in 2019. The project is financed by IBRD (GEF and SIDA) and is implemented by the Albanian
Ministry of Tourism and Environment.
The Project Development Objective is to support sustainable land management practices
and increase communities’ monetary and non-monetary benefits, in targeted Project areas
which are mainly in erosion prone rural upland areas.
This objective is to be achieved through the support of alternative livelihoods and provision of
environmental services and through sustainable utilization of wood and pasture products in the
long term. The Project is particularly focused on enhancing the financial, economic, and
institutional sustainability of land use and natural resources management, and will help build
capacities of Albania farmers, community organizations and government institutions to
efficiently use EU funding.
The project beneficiaries are as below: