The need for strategic projects BESNIK ALIAJ, GASTONE AVE
Author: Besnik Aliaj, Gastone Ave
Polis University, Tirana Albania
More than two decades after opening up towards market economy and democracy, Albania has not yet been able to establish e national vision of spatial-territorial development and policy document. Despite many changes of legislation and tentatives towards reforms a vacuum still exists between the authorities and people. The authorities have not been able to guide developments, services and infrastructure in a strategic way, while people are taking initiative in their hands only via informal channels.