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How can Bioenergy Fuel Albanian Farmers’ Competitiveness
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How can Bioenergy Fuel Albanian Farmers’ Competitiveness

TIRANA, August 13 Bioenergy can be a determinant of the competitiveness of Albanian indoor farmers, and some are already expecting to reap the benefits of alternative sources of energy. The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) recently wrote about a pilot project with Albanian farmers in Lushnja, who are including bioenergy technologies on greenhouse farming....

Albanians Consumed More Imported Products in 2019
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Albanians Consumed More Imported Products in 2019

TIRANA, August 8 The agricultural imports have reached the value of Lek56.5 billion, during the first months of 2019 or Lek1.7 billion more than the same period of last year. Official data from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development show that the agriculture sector is the more affected one, because not only the exports...

AIDA Invites Food Businesses to Warsaw Expo & B2B 2019
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AIDA Invites Food Businesses to Warsaw Expo & B2B 2019

TIRANA, August 6 Albanian Development Investment Agency (AIDA) has invited all of the Albanian companies from the food sector to become part of the fair taking place in Poland, called Warsaw Food Expo 2019, to grow the possibility of the expansion in the European market. The international fair of food, this year it is on...

Honey, Vegetables’ and Grains’ Production in 2018
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Honey, Vegetables’ and Grains’ Production in 2018

TIRANA, July 10 The Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) has published a report about the production of honey, vegetables, and grains in Albania between 2014-2018. According to the data provided by INSTAT, in 2014 and 2015 Albania produced 3.000 tons of honey. In 2016, though the production of honey was increased by 1.000 tons, remaining the...

Albania Joins the Geneva Act of WIPO’s Lisbon Agreement
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Albania Joins the Geneva Act of WIPO’s Lisbon Agreement

TIRANA, June 27 Albania joined the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement following the deposit of its instrument of accession with the World Intellectual Property Organization WIPO’s Director General on Wednesday, 26 June.  The Instrument was by Ambassador Ravesa Lleshi, Permanent Representative of Albania to the United Nations in Geneva. What does this mean? WIPO...

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...