from AgroWeb on 1 March, 2018

Brand Albania – The Seal of Albania’s Best Quality

Albania’s roots, flavor, traditions and values with enjoy a passport of quality. This certification will extend to all blessings that Albania enjoys from nature. It’s called Brand Albania, the umbrella of an authentic Albanian Quality Product. For the first time ever, there will be a stamp of guaranteed quality for the best nation-wide products. A […]

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 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 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 26 April, 2017

Albanian agricultural exports keep growing in 2017

Albania’s agricultural exports and livestock exports kept growing in the first four months of 2017, with exports of fruits and vegetables giving an impetus to the export figures, almost doubling in value against other products Ministry of Agriculture sources said Tuesday that the agriculture is dominating the country’s economic indicators with made in Albania agricultural […]

from AgroWeb on 12 April, 2017

16 Million USD to support Albanian farmers – Indigenous products a priority

In early May, Albanian Ministry of Agriculture will launch the new subsidy scheme applications for Albanian farmers. This year amounts is forecasted to be up to 16 Million USD. Representatives of Ministry of Agriculture says that priority will be the farmers who grow indigenous Albanian products. “If you will plant indigenous cultivars then you will […]

from Eris Kapedani on 6 March, 2017

Government to provide more help to small farmers

Government of Albania will boost its support for the sector of agriculture via subsidies and schemes that will provide direct benefits to farmers. A 16 million USD subsidy scheme will take place this year to provide support to poor and small farmers, which according to Ministry of Agriculture are a priority for the government. Large-scale […]

from AgroWeb on 30 November, 2016

Albania to open first agricultural stock market

Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Waters Administration, Edmond Panariti, unveiled on Wednesday the platform on agricultural stock market, defining balanced pricing on the basis of auctions. During a meeting in Tirana with the participation of experts, minister Panariti said time is ripe to take a tough stand on the flaws in relations between producers […]