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New USA investment in the medicinal plants sector inaugurated
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New USA investment in the medicinal plants sector inaugurated

Tirana, February 11, 2016 A new American investment has been established recently in Maminas region (25 km away from Tirana city), a factory that will process medicinal plants. Present in the inauguration ceremony were the Minister of Agriculture, Edmond Panariti, the General Director of USAID, Macus Johnson, representatives of the factory and medicinal plants’ gatherers...

Op/Ed: Albania’s Forgotten Export Success
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Op/Ed: Albania’s Forgotten Export Success

This is not an original article of invest-in-albania.org. The original text was written andpublished at Humboldt Foundation. By Dhimitër Doka Be it sage, yellow gentian or rosemary – Albania is an important player on the European medicinal herb and spice market. But as an Albanian-German research study shows, Europe’s poorest country could make much more of...

70% of USA sage market is supplied by Albania
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70% of USA sage market is supplied by Albania

Yes, you may find hard to believe this but it is true. Albania is very rich in medicinal plants, mainly the northern part of the country, which is characterized by a wonderful, yet untouched and unspoiled nature of valleys and mountains. There are about 300 types of medicinal plants which grow in Albanian lands, types...

Medicinal plants exports lead “Made in Albania” agricultural exports
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Medicinal plants exports lead “Made in Albania” agricultural exports

INSTAT statistics show that the amount of medicinal plants exported to international markets has increased and dominates “Made in Albania” exports. “Medicinal plants, fruits and vegetables” group of products comprise more than 94% of Albanian exports and 45% of the total amount of exports in fields of agriculture, livestock and agro industry. 80% of Albanian...

Foreign markets have a high demand for Albanian native sage
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Foreign markets have a high demand for Albanian native sage

In Tirana was held the fourth Conference with theme “The industry of medicinal plants, a guarantee for employment and development” by the Association of Collectors, Processers and Exporters of Medicinal Plants in Albania. Attendants of the conference were representatives of businesses that operate in this field, the Minister of Agriculture Edmond Panariti, medicinal plants’ experts...

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...

Ministry of Agriculture and the AUT will make joint efforts in the protection of plants
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Ministry of Agriculture and the AUT will make joint efforts in the protection of plants

The Ministry of Agriculture and the Agricultural University of Tirana have reached a cooperation agreement, aiming to protect the plants from destruction. This agreement consists in strengthening the cooperation between the two institutions in an effort to use more efficiently the assets and human resources in protecting plants in Albania. The Agricultural University of Tirana...

The export of medicinal plants increased significantly during 2014
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The export of medicinal plants increased significantly during 2014

The export of medicinal plants has increased tremendously in latest years, especially during the year we left and the main market remains USA and some countries of the European Union. According to figures published by the Ministry of Agriculture, during January-December 2014 period, the export of aromatic medicinal plants reached 11.600 tons, from 11.200 tons...

“Consolidation of Local Certification Fund”  Albania -Switzerland joint project
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“Consolidation of Local Certification Fund” Albania -Switzerland joint project

“Consolidation of Local Certification Fund” is the latest joint project of Albania and Switzerland, which will support Albinspekt inspectors in order to offer a more professional inspection and certification for agricultural businesses and products. The initiative was presented by Albanian Minister of Agriculture Edmond Panariti and Swiss ambassador to Albania, Christoph Graf and its main...