from AgroWeb on 8 November, 2019

EU funded project “brings” IPARD funds in Debar. A farmer from North Macedonia receives financing for his agribusiness

Mustafa Mashkulli opens “the door” to cooperation between IPARD and Debar in North Macedonia. For the first time the IPARD program, an EU instrument for providing assistance in implementing sustainable development projects in the agricultural sector and rural areas, has selected a winner from Debar. Mustafa Mashkulli’s winner business plan was put together by the […]

from AgroWeb on 5 March, 2019

Two-Day Training On IPARD Schemes – Subsidies And Direct Payments In Agriculture Sector In Debar Commune

On February 28 and March 1, 2019, Commune of Debar held a training on IPARD Schemes, Subsidies and Grants for agribusinesses located in this area. The training was organized in the framework of the EU-funded IPA cross-border project on “Standards and Certification of Agricultural Products, Capacity Building in Fundraising and Marketing Strategies in Supporting Economic […]

from AgroWeb on 20 December, 2017

IPA Cross-Border Project to Strengthen Agriculture SME’s Kicks-Off

IPA Cross-Border Development Project to Strengthen Agriculture SME’s Capacities Kicks-Off Project Tittle: Agricultural Standards and Certifications, Capacity Building for Absorption of Funds and Marketing Strategies to support Economic growth and Trade Good times for farmers and agro processors initiatives on both sides of Dibra.Creative Business Solutions, CBS, kicked-off the first EU development project under IPA […]

from AgroWeb on 20 August, 2017

Albanian Fresh Honey Season Blossoming

Albanians stick to honey. It has been used by countless of cultures all around the world over the past 3,000 years, while in Albania, usage of honey traces back to Illyrian times. In centuries many writers and philosophers, starting from Aristotle have emphasized the wealth of bee forage in Albania. The philosopher himself praised the […]

from AgroWeb on 20 August, 2017

Deformed Strawberries and Some Important Truths

So it’s you wandering through the fruits and vegetables markets looking to buy strawberries. But wait, there’s something wrong. You see the regular strawberries at not so cheap prices and close to them you see strangely shaped strawberries sold at half price. Are they any good? Why do strawberries get deformed, and what can be […]

from AgroWeb on 17 July, 2017

Vegetables – Albanian Gold Mine

from AgroWeb on 13 October, 2016

EU in Albania: Agriculture sector engine of economic growth

Minister of Agriculture, Water Administration and Rural Development Edmond Panariti called for the assistance of EU experts and institutions in developing best agricultural and rural development policies. An agricultural policy forum, co-organised by the European Commission and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Administration and Rural Development, was held in Tirana to exchange ideas, discussions and […]

from AgroWeb on 23 September, 2016

Albanian Agriculture To Benefit EUR 71 Million EU Fund

Good news for Albanian farmers and agribusinesses that seek financing for their investments. The Albanian government has formally submitted its application to the European Commission to obtain Operating Structure accreditation for managing the fund worth 71 million euros under IPARD 2014-2020 program. Through the support of IPA 2008, an Operating Structure has been created and […]

from AgroWeb on 29 June, 2016

Vegetables – Albanian Gold Mine

Agriculture is becoming hot, a gold mine for the Albanian economy. The figures are crystal clear. Vegetable production last year grew by 8.4%, according to statistics published by the Institute of Statistics. Albanian agriculture is experiencing a revival, with total agricultural products reaching record highs, farmland increase, sector employment growth, and new enterprises booming. According […]

from AgroWeb on 22 June, 2016

Insurance in Agriculture: Hope for 757 farmers

A freak gust of wind blew off his greenhouse. It happened once. It happened twice. It happened thrice. Left hopeless in the midst of the ruins, Roland Nushi a farmer from Lushnje knew that he couldn’t fight nature. “You cannot control the wind. It just blows off all your investments and your hopes”, he says […]

from AgroWeb on 3 November, 2015

Way out of informality

Living in rampant poverty; holding little or no hope that life can be better; struggling on a daily basis just to survive. This is the existence of informal workers. They are usually small farmers, street vendors, wage laborers working in tiny enterprises on a regular, casual or contract basis. Many rely on a single micro-company […]

from AgroWeb on 23 January, 2015

Nexus, the triangle of sustainable agriculture

Climate change is expected to be catastrophic for survival in this planet, if we do not undertake immediate provisions. Need for water, energy and food will increase. Nexus is a new concept which advises to consider these elements in a single strategy as soon as possible. This is not just an idea. It is a […]