from AgroWeb on 7 February, 2019

Impressive European Union Action To Tackle Albanian Food Safety

A consortium of Irish, Finnish government agencies and their local partners CBS has won a €5m EU Commission action grant to assist Albania to prepare for future accession to the European Union, by strengthening its food safety, veterinary and plant health standards, over the next four years. The consortium is led by the Food Safety […]

from AgroWeb on 23 November, 2018

Another training session on the First Call for Application in the IPARD Fund Schemes

On November 23, 2018, another session of informative seminars on the First Call for Applications in the IPARD Fund Schemes concluded. It was organized under the EU-funded IPA cross-border project on “Standards and Certification of Agricultural Products, Capacity Building in Fundraising and Marketing Strategies in Supporting Economic Growth and Agribusiness Trade” by its implementing partners Creative […]

from AgroWeb on 20 November, 2018

ProCredit group achieves double-digit portfolio growth (10.2%) in the first nine months of 2018

Strong growth in the first nine months of 2018: the gross loan portfolio increased by EUR 398 million or 10.2% (9M 2017: 5.6%) to EUR 4.3 billion At EUR 40.9 million, the consolidated result from ongoing business operations in the first nine months of 2018 is significantly above the 9M 2017 result(EUR 36.5 million) Steady increase of net interest income in 2018: Q1 EUR 46.6 million, Q2 […]

from AgroWeb on 13 November, 2018

IPARD Funds for Albanian Agriculture – Applications To Start From November 30

Albanian farmers will receive grants under the European Union’s Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance for Rural Development (IPARD II) worth of EUR 97 million co-financed by the Albanian government and the EU. The IPARD II programme will start this November and the grant of 97 million euros will be injected to support investment projects in the […]

from AgroWeb on 5 November, 2018

Albanian Sustainable Tourism through the National Geographic Lens

From North to South, the Open Explorer Team experiences the food, nature, and hospitality of traditional Albanian farms, wineries, and guesthouses, in their search for inspiring people and places. Is Albanian tourism prepared for sustainability? Is there a foreseeable future for a kind of tourism that aims to protect the environment, distribute profits directly to […]

from AgroWeb on 30 September, 2018

Dibra’s Golden Jufka – A Great Success Story Of Albanian Tradition

We have all heard about Dibra’s Golden Jufka, the symbol of Dibra’s women, their heritage in the traditional Albanian cuisine. Nowdays, Jufka are no longer just a tradition in Dibra, but for some women have become their gainful and stable businesses. For years, the work of women like Dashurie Zerja and Flutura Begu is focused […]