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Heavy Hailstorm Hit Konispoli Citrus Orchards
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Heavy Hailstorm Hit Konispoli Citrus Orchards

TIRANA, September 23 The first rainfall of the season accompanied by a hailstorm caused considerable damage to citrus and olive orchards in Konispol and Xarra area, southern Albania. Those are the most important areas for the production of high-quality tangerine and clementine fruits in the country. Farmers reported local damage up to 50 percent of...

Inside Butrinti Unknown War Bunkers
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Inside Butrinti Unknown War Bunkers

TIRANA, January 31 Butrinti National Park is one of the few areas in Albania that was spared from uncontrolled constructions along the coast. Yet, it wasn’t spared by the communism bunkerization paranoia. Like any other hill, beach, village, it has its bunker compound tunneled into Sotira hills. Sotira hills are located on the northwestern part...

Manderina Fest Celebrates Konispoli’s Agri & Tourism Potential
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Manderina Fest Celebrates Konispoli’s Agri & Tourism Potential

TIRANA, November 25 Konispol municipality organized the eighth edition of Manderina Fest during the weekend. The festival celebrates the beginning of the harvest season in the top producing region of tangerine in Albania. Over 970 farmers are involved in the tangerine and citrus farming business. The total area dedicated to tangerine growing is estimated at...

Konispoli Farmers Celebrate 7th Edition of Mandarina Fest
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Konispoli Farmers Celebrate 7th Edition of Mandarina Fest

TIRANA, November 19 The seventh edition of Mandarina Fest was celebrated during the weekend in Konispoli municipality in cooperation with GIZ Albania. The farmers in Konispol, Mursi, and Xarra invested in citrus farming and especially tangerines and clementines. Based on the official data provided by the municipality of Konispol, in 2017 the district counted over...

Traditions Fair Gathers 600 Successful Farmers and Businesses in Tirana
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Traditions Fair Gathers 600 Successful Farmers and Businesses in Tirana

TIRANA, November 30 ‘Shqiperia punon token’ or Albania turning to farming, was the motto of the two-day fair organized in Tirana on November 29-30. The biggest fair of Albanian agricultural products aimed at focusing on the importance of agriculture both for local communities and for the country’s economic development. More than 600 farmers and businesses...