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Olive Growers Saw High Yields, Climate Change Action Urged
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Olive Growers Saw High Yields, Climate Change Action Urged

TIRANA, June 24 Climate change is considered to be one of the main factors impacting olive production in the Mediterranean region. Other issues faced by olive growers in the region are related to phytosanitary problems. While olive oil production in Italy and Greece fell to record-low in 2018, Albanian olive farmers saw higher yields during...

EU Certified Hybrid Seeds Tested in Fields
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EU Certified Hybrid Seeds Tested in Fields

TIRANA, June 17 The debate for the domestic products, a good part of which are not bio, on the contrary, pesticides are being used, has obliged the Agricultural Technology Transfer Center in Lushnje, to start a test. Hundreds of seeds which are sown in fields as well as in greenhouses are being tested as hybrid...

Albania Will Export Its Food Products to China
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Albania Will Export Its Food Products to China

TIRANA, June 10 Soon China will be a new market for Albanian animal products. Albania and China have signed a memorandum regarding their collaboration about the import and export of food products and their safety. The deputy minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ermira  Gjeci signed the memo. This memorandum paves the way to the...

Bid on Olive Trees Database Launched
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Bid on Olive Trees Database Launched

TIRANA, May 3 An olive tree database will be developed in Albania. The Center of Agriculture Technology Transfer in Fushe-Kruja launched a bid on the establishment of a national database for olive trees, Scan TV reported on Friday. The project will further benefit the development of policies for the cultivation of olive trees and olive...

Albanian Products Showcased at Fruit Logistica in Berlin
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Albanian Products Showcased at Fruit Logistica in Berlin

TIRANA, February 7 Albanian exporters of fruit and vegetables are among the 3,239 exhibiting global players and small and medium-sized companies and organizations from 90 countries that are currently attending FRUIT LOGISTICA in Berlin. The three-day event is at the same time the world’s largest fresh produce industry trade exhibition. The Participation of Albanian fresh...

Growing Mismatch between Education and Agriculture Jobs
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Growing Mismatch between Education and Agriculture Jobs

Press Review TIRANA, 7 January The gap between jobs in Albania’s top sectors of economy and education is growing wider. The services and agriculture sectors contributed 66.5 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017. Moreover, agriculture and services respectively contributed 42.4 and 38.2 percent of jobs in 2017. In the meantime, only 4.2...