So far the ALMONIT-MTC project has reached the outputs described below:
PIERS REHABILITATION IN ZOGAJ AND SHIROKE
Albanian Development Fund has finished the works in the piers rehabilitation of Zogaj and Shiroke in the Lake of Shkoder. These piers are a facility in the inland connection sector with Montenegro. Through these renovated piers it will be easier the lake connection to Ckla pier in Montenegro. It will have a positive impact in the transport sector by increasing the number of visitors and tourist for both countries. Beside the inland connection the two states, Montenegro and Albania, will be linked also by road along the lake which will be an added value for the area.
ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF THE OPERATIONS PLANNED WITHIN ALMONIT MTC PROJECT-PROGRAMME OF EUROPEAN COOPERATION INTERREG IPA CBC ITALY-ALBANIA-MONTENEGRO 2014/2020
Communication and diffusion of the Environmental Monitoring activity for the Environmental Impacts Assessment of the Interventions planned within the ALMONIT MTC Project -Programme of European Cooperation INTERREG IPA CBC Italy-Albania-Montenegro 2014/2020 carried out by the Polytechnic University of Bari in the period between May 5th, 2021, and May 15th, 2022.
The campaign has showed the different steps of the activity during which It was carried out the count of plastic waste lying on the seabed of the four ports. In each port, an area of about 100 sqm was inspected: the average area of an Italian flat. The main result has ALWAYS been the funding of plastic waste, until a maximum of 55 items per 100 sqm (fragments, bags, mussel stockings, tangles of fishing lines).
The communication campaign ended with the call to action “Keep the sea plastic free” and the promotion of some solutions to plastic pollution: 5 things we can do together today:
- Reduce the use of single use plastic.
- Support legislation to decrease both the plastic production and waste.
- Recycle more effectively.
- Take part in (or schedule) beach or river cleanup.
- Inform EVERYBODY a Planet B does not exist.
WITH THE BUS SERVICE “GARGANO EASY TO REACH” YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS ON BOARD
Communication and dissemination of the "Gargano Easy to Reach" initiative, an innovative model of sustainable transportation, with 115 rides, 8 rides per day, implemented by the Apulia Region - Mobility Department as a coherent project under the "ALMONIT MTC" project.
"Gargano Easy to Reach" has been proposed as a sustainable transport model to provide tourists with a convenient, comfortable and direct connection from both the Port and Bari Airport to the towns of Gargano: Manfredonia, Margherita di Savoia, Mattinata, Monte Sant'Angelo, Vieste, Rodi Garganico, Peschici/Calenella, and Zapponeta.
The bus service activated in the period from June 10th to October 3rd, 2022 thanks to the collaboration between the Interreg Project "ALMONIT MTC" and "Gargano Easy to Reach", was used by 6,178 tourists.