Client: Decentralization and Local Development Programme – dldp (a Swiss Development Cooperation Agency funded programme)
The main aim of the assignment is the preparation of the Socio-Economic Analysis of the New Municipality of Durres (Functional Area Programme) that has to serve as a regional development plan for the new region of Durrës after the implementation of the Territorial Administrative Reform (TAR) in Albania.
Within the scope of the assignment, the Institute has conducted:
· Socio-Economic Analysis including demography, main economic sectors, public policies, main infrastructure investment etc.;
· Mapping of the local services in the Functional Area such as Water, Waste, Urban Development & Planning, education, etc;
· Local Government Organization analysis for the six administrative units ( Durrës, Ishëm, Katund I Ri, Rrashbull, Sukth and Manëz);
· Local consultation with the stakeholders in Durres, Ishëm, Katund i Ri, Rrashbull, Sukth and Manëz, followed by an information and promotion campaign regarding the impact of the TAR in their area;