National Agency of Protected Areas -Elbasan

National Agency of Protected Areas -Elbasan


Name National Agency of Protected Areas
Address 436J+9H Elbasan, Albania
Entity type Institution
Category Institution
Contact person Fatmir Brazhda
Contact email  /
Contact phone +355 4 222 50 68
Web page
Description of core activities National Agency of Protected Areas, that is founded  by the Council of Ministers, Decision  No. 102, date 04.02.2015, aimed management, protection, development, expansion and operation of the protected areas in our country, which today account for about 16% of the territory of Albania. NAPA manages the network of protected areas and other natural networks as Natura 2000 under management plans. NAPA monitors flora and fauna in these areas. National Agency of Protected Areas has a staff of 224 people, of which 20 in the central office and 204 in the Regional Administration of Protected Areas.

Manages the network of protected areas.

Designs and implements the management plans for protected areas.

Proposes changes and improvements to the legal framework for management of the PA.