Rural Watch - improving CSOs role in supporting transparency and accountability of public authorities and business in the rural areas.
Detailed description of the project:
The project aims to address some of the most pressing issues of the rural development in Albania related to the quality of life and keeping the standards for clean and safe environment. Overall objectives include:
- Improved environmental performances of energy and extractive industries in Albanian rural areas;
- Increased transparency and accountability of public authorities and businesses related to extractive and energy industry (EEI) in rural areas
- Rural communities (women and men) more informed and empowered to monitor and control energy and extractive industry in rural areas
The specific objective: Strengthened civil society role in promoting monitoring standards and ensure the sustainable use of the natural resources from extractive and energy industry in rural areas.
Project is implemented in cooperation with BlueLink Bulgaria and ResPublica in Albania.