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The amount of fruit trees production increased during 2014
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The amount of fruit trees production increased during 2014

Korca and Vlora are the biggest producers of fruits since these counties have the biggest surface planted with fruit trees. INSTAT figures show that during the past year, the production of fruit trees reached the amount of 220.000 tons in these counties. The production of fruit trees increased by 0.9% during the past year compared...

Danish-German SARED Grant Facility program to give grants for Albanian farmers
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Danish-German SARED Grant Facility program to give grants for Albanian farmers

SARED Grant Facility is a new Danish-German program which will give grants to Albanian agro businessmen has been launched by the German Embassy in a special ceremony with the participation of the Minister of Agriculture Edmond Panariti, the Denmark ambassador to Tirana, Mats Sandau-Jensen, representatives of businesses in the agriculture sectors, experts and media. According to...

How innovation is helping farmers to sell faster their bio products
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How innovation is helping farmers to sell faster their bio products

Innovation is helping the agriculture in Albania to increase sales and exports by the Agr.al online platform. Agr.al is established to promote the livestock and agricultural bio products to the potential buyers, the farms and warehouses throughout the country. Agriculture is the main sector of the country’s economy which contributes by 20% in the country’s...

New fruit juice producing factory established in Dibra region
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New fruit juice producing factory established in Dibra region

Kop Frut is the newest factory for the production of fruit juices established in Dibra city, financed by the Rural and Agricultural Development Agency. Kop Frut aims to produce 100% natural fruit juices in order to become a leading bio product in the market. The administrator of the factory has declared for the local media...

EUR 6.5 ml fund to boost the agricultural development in remote areas
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EUR 6.5 ml fund to boost the agricultural development in remote areas

Farmers in remote areas with high development potential will become part of several granting schemes by a EUR 6.5 million fund provided by the GIZ program in cooperation with the government of Denmark. The funding schemes were presented in a meeting organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and the embassies of Germany and Denmark to...

Ministry of Agriculture to boost medicinal planting through subsidy scheme
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Ministry of Agriculture to boost medicinal planting through subsidy scheme

Farmers and businesses which gather and trade medicinal plants in the country can be supported by the newest subsidy scheme, issued by the Ministry of Agriculture. As it was announced several months ago, the Agency of the Agricultural Development has published the map of the areas where medicinal plants grow and farmers in these areas...

Investments in greenhouses to increase agricultural production
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Investments in greenhouses to increase agricultural production

The agricultural sector has performed positively during the first months of this year, since the exports of fruits and vegetables have increased to 115%, compared to the previous year. In the domestic markets fruits and vegetables’ prices have increased by 20-40 ALL/kg compared to prices during March. However, the experts say that prices of these...

Assembly Speaker, Meta: The public-private partnership is crucial for the economy
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Assembly Speaker, Meta: The public-private partnership is crucial for the economy

The Assemble Speaker Ilir Meta and the Minister of Agriculture, Edmond Panariti attended the inauguration of a new agricultural investment in Fushe Kruje city. In the opening speech of the ceremony, Meta declared that public-private partnership is the only way in reaching an economic growth and increasing employment. The new investment consists in the seeding...

Prime Minister Rama holds working dinner with farmers and agriculture experts
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Prime Minister Rama holds working dinner with farmers and agriculture experts

Albanian businessmen in the agricultural sector, farmers and agro processing experts and businessmen attended a working dinner organized by the Prime Minister Edi Rama. The working dinner was organized by the Prime Ministry on behalf of the presentation of the new application form for financing during 2015. Present in the working dinner were also the...

Project funded by USAID to establish fruit processing factory in Dibra region
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Project funded by USAID to establish fruit processing factory in Dibra region

The agricultural productivity in Albania is increasing rapidly as well as exports in this field. This has come due to many incentives by the government for the support of farmers by applying various subsidies and funding schemes, aimed at boosting agricultural development. One of the most successful programs in this sector is AgroKapital, part of...