Project Title Towards an Alternative Tourism
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: Macedonian Enterprise Development

Lead Partner: Partners Albania – Center for change and conflict management, (AL)

Sector of intervention: Tourism, Business promotion.
Action location/s AL – Korça Region, the districts of Korça and Pogradec

MK – Southwest region, Municipalities: Ohrid, Debarca, Struga and Vevcani.

Project aim & Objective: Development and implementation of training, educational activities and transfer of know-how, in the fields of tourism and business management” aimed at rural entrepreneurs (family businesses) in the cross-border area.
Results: Identified and developed local tourism products; Developed capacity for tourism; Promoted tourism potential of the region; Improved tourism infrastructure; Exchanged best practices.
Facts & Figures The key facts & figures relevant to the project:

Project duration: 20 months

Total Project Budget for the grant beneficiary in MK: € 209,994.68
Total Project Budget for the grant beneficiary in AL € 135,191.70