Appropriate Systematization of Mechanisms for Branding Products

Workshop - Peshkopi, 26 - 27 December 2012

 

Institute for Democracy and Mediation, Department for Local Governance and Integrated Development and Agritra Vizion Center organised workshop No. 3 “Setting up appropriate systematization of mechanisms and procedures for branding products” on 26 and 27 December 2012 in Peshkopi. This workshop was organized in the framework of the series of activities under the project “Branding: Paving the Path for Promoting and Protecting Local Products in the Cross-Border Region” funded by EU Delegation to Albania”.

Participatory Rural Development in Albania

Policy Forum - Tiranë - 21 December 2012

 

Institute for Democracy and Mediation, Department of Local Governance and Integrated Development organized the Policy Forum “Participatory Rural Development in Albania –The status-quo and future challenges” in the premises of Tirana International Hotel on 21 December. The activity was supported financially by OSI Think Tank Fund.IDM (LGID) aimed to introduce the policy brief on participatory rural development in the framework of addressing development challenges in Albania through research work. 

COMMUNICATION ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF "AL-GARD NET"

TIRANË - 14 December 2012

   

Representatives of nine civil society organizations operating throughout the territory of Albania launched the Albanian Network for Gender Agenda Empowrement in Rural Development, AL-GARD NET. The AL-GARD NET Vision is for women in rural areas to have a strong and equal voice in the decision making, entrepreneurship as well as in all social and integrating processes of the country.

Study Tour: Development and Implementation of GARD

Study Tour - Spain; 18 - 23 November 2012 

 

IDM team participated in the Study Tour organized by the Centro de Estudios Rurales y de Agricultura Internacional (CERAI), which was held in Spain involving representatives from CSOs, agencies and public institutions from Albania, Croatia and Bosnia & Herzegovina, participants together with guest speakers, CERAI Project Management Team and of the foundation Instituto de Agricultura ecológica y sostenible

GARD Working Group gathers in Vlora.

Working Group Meeting – 26 October 2012 – Vlora

  

The 2nd meeting of the Working Group in the frame of GARD Project was held in Vlora on October 26th , 2012.  The aim of the meeting was to introduce in details the GARD Project, to identify the proper methodology and the coordinating mechanisms as well as to identify the needs for capacity building for the members of the working group.

Quality Policy – Registration of Agricultural and Food Local Products

Training - 17 October2012 - Peshkopi

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Institute for Democracy and Mediation organised the workshop Quality policy – registration of agricultural and food productsin Peshkopi on 17 October 2012. Taking into consideration that branding of local products consitutes one of the essential factors for the economic and rural empowerement of the local population in the targeted area of Diber, the workshop aimed to  establish links and relations between stakeholders, key partners and beneficiaries. 34 participants participated actively in the workshop representing a variety of local stakeholders and institutions such as local farmers and producers, representatives of Dibra Regional Council, specialists of rural extension from the targeted communes and civil society organizations.

GARD Project: ESTABLISHMENT OF WORKING GROUP

12 October 2012 - Tiranë

  

The 1st meeting of the Working Group in the frame of GARD Project was held in Tirana on October 12th, 2012, at 9.00 – 11.00. The aim of the meeting was to introduce in details the GARD Project, to identify the proper methodology and the coordinating mechanisms as well as to identify the needs for capacity building for the members of the working group. 

Extension Education and Rural Development Curriculum

Study Trip - 07-10 October 2012 - Wageningen, Netherlands 

  

The revitalization and re-orientation of civil society in rural areas

Trainings - June 2012 - Tirana & Berat

 

IDM carried out two regional workshops on “The Revitalization and re-orientation of civil society in rural areas” on the 11th June 2012 in Tirana and on the 15th of June in Berat. This activity was held in the frame of the project “Empowering civil society in rural and remote areas to promote good governance and development” (ECSRA). It gathered representatives of civil society, representatives of local government, as well as other actors engaged in the development and advancement of civil society generally, in particular the ones in rural areas of Elbasan, Lezha, Berat and Gjirokastra.

Croos Border Forum of Civil Society Organizations

Cross Border Forum - 23, 24 March 2012 - Diber

  

During March 23 24,  2012, Macedonian Centre for International Cooperation (MCMS) in close cooperation with Institute for Democracy and Mediation (IDM) and ecological organization "Deshat" from Dibra, organized the Forum of Civil Society Organizations from the cross-bordering region of the Republic of Macedonia and Republic of Albania.

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