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Who is Eligible for Agriculture Funding and Support in 2020
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Who is Eligible for Agriculture Funding and Support in 2020

TIRANA, February 6 A recently adopted verdict by the Council of Ministers defines the main criteria for the eligible beneficiaries of financial support for agriculture and rural development during 2020. Based on the decision adopted on Wednesday, the budget fund will aim at: Increasing the competitiveness of agricultural products, production in protected environments, reducing production...

How to Join the Rural Youth Hub
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How to Join the Rural Youth Hub

TIRANA, December 4 Are you a young person living in rural areas or involved with the development of rural communities? The Albanian Network for Rural Development (ANRD) launched a call for motivated and enthusiast young people who want to be a strong factor in the empowerment of rural youth and increase participation in decision making....

Applications for IPARD II Extended to New Date
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Applications for IPARD II Extended to New Date

TIRANA, December 3 The Agriculture and Rural Development Agency (AZHBR) announced on Tuesday that the last day of application for funding under IPARD II has been extended to January 15th at 16:30 hours. Further on, AZHBR defines that all applications must be submitted at its main office in closed envelops under the title: Thirrje per...

Agriculture Grants, Deadline for IPARD II Applications Unveiled
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Agriculture Grants, Deadline for IPARD II Applications Unveiled

TIRANA, October 2 Farmers and agribusinesses based in Albania can submit an application for funding under IPARD II between October 30th and January 15th. The forecast notice highlights that any application submitted after December 16th will be rejected. The indicative overall available budget consists of €57.68 million. The Agency for Agricultural and Rural Development (AZHBR)...

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....

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...