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Farmers from Central Macedonia disappointed after meeting with gov’t officials

By   /  16/02/2017  /  Business, Finance, GR Business, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Farmers from Central Macedonia disappointed after meeting with gov’t officials

  Farmers from Central Macedonia said they were very disappointed by their meeting with government ministers on Wednesday, during which they discussed their grievances concerning the increased taxation and social security contributions imposed by the government. “We raised specific issues and they answered us as if they were talking to party members of the opposition,” […]

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Three hundred million euros from the National Guarantee Fund for Albanian farmers

By   /  07/10/2016  /  AL Business, Albania, Business  /  Comments Off on Three hundred million euros from the National Guarantee Fund for Albanian farmers

Tirana, 7 October 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency The National Guarantee Fund has been created in Albania. For the first time in these 25 years, this fund allocates 300 million euros for farmers and the development of their agricultural and farming businesses. PM Edi Rama says that this fund opens a new perspective for farmers who […]

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Albanian government applies for a 71 million euros grant for agriculture from the European Commission

By   /  21/09/2016  /  AL Business, Albania, Business  /  Comments Off on Albanian government applies for a 71 million euros grant for agriculture from the European Commission

Tirana, 21 September 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency The Albanian government has applied at the European Commission to benefit a grant of 71 million euros, for the support of agriculture and rural development, in the framework of IPARD 2014-2020 program. This program has been approved by the European Commission on 20 July 2015 and is funded […]

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Albanian PM invites farmers to apply for financing

By   /  16/09/2016  /  AL Business, Albania, Business  /  Comments Off on Albanian PM invites farmers to apply for financing

Tirana, 16 September 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency Prime Minister Edi Rama has invited the farmers of Malesi e Madhe to submit their projects in order to benefit from the fund of agricultural guarantee, as the government in cooperation with EBRD have put 300 million euros at their disposal. “The state is capable to act […]

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Fund of Guarantee for Albanian farms is created

By   /  18/03/2016  /  AL Business, Albania, Business, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Fund of Guarantee for Albanian farms is created

Tirana, 18 March 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency The Albanian and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has created a new instrument of financing called “The Fund of Guarantee”. This fund has a value of 300 million euros and will be used during the next three years. The Fund will cover 70% of the […]

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Enterprise will be stimulated, says Albanian PM

By   /  24/07/2014  /  AL Business, Albania, Business  /  Comments Off on Enterprise will be stimulated, says Albanian PM

Tirana, July 24, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency In a meeting called “Agriculture of growth and development”, prime minister of Albania, Edi Rama declared that in order to stimulate a new and sustainable economic growth, investments must be made in new sources of growth. He said that the model of relations between the state and rural […]

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PM Rama: The state is at the service of every farmer, projects to improve standards of living

By   /  18/07/2014  /  AL Business, Albania, Business  /  Comments Off on PM Rama: The state is at the service of every farmer, projects to improve standards of living

Tirana, July 18, 2014/ Independent Balkan News Agency Prime Minister Edi Rama was in the commune of Poshnje today in Berat, along with the Minister of Agriculture, Edmond Panariti to meet with farmers of this area and hand them contracts through which they will benefit from the agricultural subsidy schemes. “The state will be at […]

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Liberalization of the market with the EU, Kosovar farmers risk going bust

By   /  22/04/2014  /  Business, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Business  /  Comments Off on Liberalization of the market with the EU, Kosovar farmers risk going bust

Pristina, April 22, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota European Union has launched the negotiations for Stabilization and Association Agreement (SAA) with Kosovo. One of the most sensitive subjects currently being discussed relates to the full liberalization of the market between EU member countries and Kosovo.  SAA will gradually create a free trade area, […]

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Albanian farmers are invited to benefit from “IPARD-like” funds

By   /  18/03/2014  /  AL Business, Albania, Business  /  Comments Off on Albanian farmers are invited to benefit from “IPARD-like” funds

Tirana, March 18, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency Albanian authorities have invited farmers to benefit from IPARD-like funds (EU pre accession instrument). These funds allocated for Albanian agriculture amount to 8.2 million Euros, where the EU offers 6.2 million Euros, while the Albanian government allocates 2.07 million Euros. Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Administration of […]

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European Commission promises funds for Albanian farmers and agro-businesses

By   /  19/02/2014  /  AL Business, Albania, Business, Headlines  /  Comments Off on European Commission promises funds for Albanian farmers and agro-businesses

Tirana, February 19, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Administration of Waters, Edmond Panariti has been promised by the European Commission the allocation of financial funds for Albanian farmers. Mr. Panariti has received senior representatives of the Enlargement Directorate at the European Commission and General Directorate of Agriculture and Rural Development […]

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