Category: Agricultural

Agricultural Exports Increased in First Half of 2018

Agricultural Exports Increased in First Half of 2018

TIRANA, August 3 Agricultural exports during the first half of 2018 reached the value of Lek 16.3 billion or two billion more compared to the first half of 2017. According to the official data from the sector, the top exported Made in Albania goods include...

Albania to Ban Bee-Harming Pesticides

Albania to Ban Bee-Harming Pesticides

TIRANA, May 31 Albania is joining the European Union ban on widely used insecticides due to the serious risk they pose to wild and honey bee populations. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Niko Peleshi informed farmers in Lezha area on the ban of common...

Call for Applications for Network of Traditional Shops Open

Call for Applications for Network of Traditional Shops Open

TIRANA, March 16 Albanian shops that sell traditional products can apply for using ‘EDUA’ brand, which is going to be the official brand of the network of traditional shops and products. EDUA name and brand was the winner of an official competition. The Agency for...

Agriculture Grant Applications to Open on February 28

Agriculture Grant Applications to Open on February 28

TIRANA, February 26 Starting February 28, Albanian farmers can apply for grants from the farming support schemes for their agricultural projects. The only condition is that must have been equipped with an identification number (NUIS) also known as NIPT in Albanian. With the exception of...

No VAT on Jointly Managed Farms Starting Next Week

No VAT on Jointly Managed Farms Starting Next Week

TIRANA, February 14 Jointly-managed farms by a group of farmers in Albania will be exempt from the Value Added Tax (VAT) since the upcoming week. This was confirmed by Minister on Wednesday by Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Niko Peleshi during a meeting he...