from AgroWeb on 14 February, 2018

Farmers’ Financial Support Schemes – An Opportunity and Challenge

Farmers will be supported by European Union and Albanian government funds however, in order to benefit from financial support farms should launch competitive projects, Prime Minister Edi Rama said during a meeting with Tirana’s University of Agriculture students on Wednesday. The Premier stated that new farmers’ financial support schemes provide a great opportunity as well […]

from AgroWeb on 14 February, 2018

Subsidy Scheme to Benefit 5 Thousand Farmers in Vegetable Sector

The new farm subsidy schemes are designed to increase twice as high the number of beneficiary farmers in the sector of fresh vegetables. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dhimo Kote, told ATA that overall four up to five thousand farmers countrywide will benefit in the sector of vegetables. The new subsidy scheme for […]

from AgroWeb on 14 December, 2017

New funding scheme to boost Albanian agriculture and exports

Albania is clearing the way to boost its exports of fruits, vegetables, farming, food, and agro-processing industry products in 2018. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Niko Peleshi, announced Monday a 20-million euro national agricultural financing scheme for the next year to turn the Albanian agriculture into the main engine of the country’s economic development. […]

from AgroWeb on 3 October, 2017

Women Power – The Driving Force of Agribusinesses in Albania

Women are more engaged in farm activities than men We can certainly admit it. In Albania women are well ruling their businesses, playing an encouraging role in a growing economy. Small businesses in Albania account for 70 per cent of the country’s GDP and more than half its jobs, with textiles one of its strongest […]

from AgroWeb on 21 September, 2017

Lending to agriculture account for 1.5% of total

The agriculture sector continues to have a negligible share in the total loans to enterprises by 1.5% only due to the high risk associated with agricultural lending, the Bank of Albania said recently in its trend in lending report. Albanian government, in collaboration with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) launched earlier this […]

from AgroWeb on 20 September, 2017

Bank of Albania research on financing agriculture sector

TIRANA, ATA – “Assessment of the method of financing micro and agricultural enterprises” is the latest research document released by the Bank of Albania and carried out by by Kliti Ceca and Elona Dushku from the Bank’s Research Department. The paper aims to present the results of the survey conducted by the Bank of Albania […]