FAO to support agriculture in Albania

The Albanian Ministry of Agriculture press office announced the Minister of Agriculture Edmond Panariti held an official meeting with the General Director of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Joze Graziano Da Silva in Rome, Italy.

According to the press release, the discussions at the meeting focused on the supporting projects FAO will implement in Albania for farmers. In turn, the Minister of Agriculture, Panariti, requested that FAO to increase its presence in Albania and support farmers in cases of natural disasters as the massive flooding in the past years, in food safety and the creation of a database of statistics in the agriculture sector.

Da Silva vowed to the Minister Panariti that FAO will fully support this sector and announced his official visit to Albania within this year, on behalf of the inauguration of FAO’s new offices in Tirana capital.

News source/photo credits: ATA