Project Title Development of integrated tourist products for sustainable economic growth of Gostivar and Korca Region
Type of Contract/Category Grant contract
IPA Component


IPA 1 (2007-2013), Cross border Cooperation Programme: Republic of North Macedonia – Republic of Albania

3rd call for proposals

Measure 1.1 Economic development
Functional Lead Partner, Lead partner and partners Functional Lead Partner: Municipality of Gostivar, MK

Lead Partner: Municipality of Korca, AL

Sector of intervention: Tourism


Action location/s AL – Korca

MK – Gostivar

Project aim & Objective: To increase the economic development of the Municipalities of Gostivar and Korca through creation of capacities for sustainable tourism development by investing in human resources, small scale infrastructure interventions and establishing a system for integrated functioning of all tourism related stakeholders.
Results: Workforce development assessment; Tourism Management Department established in Gostivar high school and new modules offered at Korca University; students trained in career management and internship; teachers trained in GCDF career counseling; Elective courses introduced with tourism professionals; 10 professional mountain leaders trained; 70 km of trails created in Gostivar; 10 monuments lighted in Korca;
Facts & Figures The key facts & figures relevant to the project:

Project duration: 20 months

Total Project Budget for the grant beneficiary in MK: € 244,.698.87

Total Project Budget for the grant beneficiary in AL € 239,209.00