Ecological footprint in cross-border marine fish farming in Sagiada (Greece) and southern Albania (ECO-FISH)

Programme Information

The Interreg IPA CBC Programme “Greece – Albania 2014 – 2020” supports the cooperation between the two countries. Under a common fund, the two countries join forces and capitalize on the advantages of the cross-border region to achieve benefits for both countries.

The total budget allocated to the Programme (according to the 2nd Modification) is 54.076.734,00€, out of which 45.965.222,00€ (85%) is Union Support and the 8.111.512,00€ (15%) the National Counterpart.

The overall strategy of the Interreg IPA CBC Programme “Greece – Albania 2014 – 2020” is to find the balance between sustainable regional development and enhancement of cross-border cooperation among local population and regional institutions, in accordance with EU and national policies, in order to address common challenges through joint interventions.

The eligible cross-border area spreads from the Ionia Sea to the Prespa Lakes.

The proposed projects must include at least two bodies/ organisations, one per country and contribute to the Programme’s objectives:

For more information on the Programme, the submission and approval of project proposals please visit the website: