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Albanian Network for Rural Development (ANRD) – Network of civil society organisations engaged in sustainable development of rural areas – tries to advocate for effective rural policies which address priorities and interests of rural communities.

ANRD opens the Call for Participation in the National Training “Advocacy, lobbying and networking of CSOs for sustainable rural development”. The overall objective of this training program is to increase the capacity of CSOs in public policy research and analysis, advocacy, lobbying and networking, with the aim to facilitate their involvement in advocacy initiatives to influence the process of designing and implementing rural policies. The program also aims to support the involvement and positioning of CSO’s representatives in decision-making processes in regard to themes related to rural development (participatory local development through the Leader / CLLD approach, green economy, etc.).

The call for participation in this Training Program is open to all CSOs with a particular focus on CSOs engaged in different themes of rural development (agriculture, agro-processing, agro-tourism, forestry, gender equality, youth, integrated local development, green economy, civil dialogue, cooperation and partnership, education and capacity building, social inclusion, etc.). From each organization can apply no more than two representatives

Interested candidates are invited to apply by filling out and submitting the application form at the e-mail address [email protected] within April 01, 2019, 12:00h. Only selected applicants will be contacted by April 04, 2019.

Transportation, accommodation and food expenses during the training days will be covered by the organizers.

Attached please find Application Form.