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New subsidy scheme of EUR 15 ml for 13 thousand farmers

New subsidy scheme of EUR 15 ml for 13 thousand farmers

Tirana, Albania 3 June 2016 The government continues to support and promote the agriculture sector as a very important sector for the country’s economic growth. Recently, the Ministry of Agriculture announced that it will provide a new fund of EUR 15 million for Albanian farmers...

New law for agricultural production in Albania

New law for agricultural production in Albania

Tirana, Albania 20 May 2016 The Ministry of Agriculture is compiling a new draft law dedicated to bio agriculture products that are produced in Albania. According to the Ministry, the draft law discusses several aspects related to the production, the cultivation, the certification and the...

Agriculture exports increased by 30% in 2015

Agriculture exports increased by 30% in 2015

Tirana, Albania 14 April 2016 The Albanian Minister of Agriculture, Edmond Panariti said in a press conference that agriculture exports increased by 30% in 2015, in annual terms. Compared to agricultural products exported in 2014, exports in 2015 rose by 4 billion ALL. Exports of...

EUR 75 ml agreement for funding in agriculture signed

EUR 75 ml agreement for funding in agriculture signed

Tirana, January 12, 2016 The agreement for the agriculture guarantee fund has been signed by the Albanian government and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on Monday, in Tirana. The agreement was signed by the Ministers of Agriculture and Finance and by the EBRD...

Minister of Agriculture explains funding scheme for farmers

Minister of Agriculture explains funding scheme for farmers

Tirana, December 30, 2015 In a press interview, the Minister of Agriculture Edmond Panariti has explained the funding scheme provided by the government and the EBRD that will support farmers during 2016. According to him, the government and the EBRD will provide a fund worth...

The performance of micro lending institutions in 2015

The performance of micro lending institutions in 2015

Tirana, December 29, 2015 Micro lending institutions in Albania are becoming an important factor for the development of the agriculture sector, according to experts. Currently, these institutions are the main supporting financing institutions for farmers in rural areas of the country, based on statistics. Which...

Agriculture sector in 2015, achievements and objectives for 2016

Agriculture sector in 2015, achievements and objectives for 2016

Tirana, December 24, 2015 In a meeting with journalists, representatives of businesses and experts, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Edmond Panariti made some conclusions regarding the achievements in the agriculture sector during 2015. According to Panariti, during 2015 the agricultural production in overall...

Production and exports in agriculture sector to increase

Production and exports in agriculture sector to increase

Tirana, December 16, 2015 The Minister of Agriculture Edmond Panariti declared in a press interview for Scan TV that next year’s challenge of the agriculture sector is the increase of positive performance. The Minister mentioned the achievements of 2015 in this sector, stressing the significant increase...

EUR 1 ml Central Veterinary Laboratory inaugurated in Tirana

EUR 1 ml Central Veterinary Laboratory inaugurated in Tirana

Tirana, December 9, 2015 On December 7th, the deputy Prime Minister Niko Peleshi and the Minister of Agriculture Edmond Panariti attended the inauguration of the Central Veterinary Laboratory, newly established at the Institute of Veterinary and Food Safety. The Minister of Agriculture declared that this...

Agricultural production increased significantly during 2015

Agricultural production increased significantly during 2015

Tirana, December 2, 2015 Production rate in the agriculture sector continues to perform positively, according to official figures published by the Ministry of Agriculture. During the period of January – October 2015, agricultural, livestock and agro industrial products reached the value of ALL 16.6 billion....