Agriculture and rural development

Special Actions for the Support of Agricultural and Livestock Production in Family Owned Farms

The main objectives of the programme, of which the beneficiaries are 10,000 smallholders’ families (about 40- 50,000 people in 50 villages in the Country), are: (i) a public demonstration of the engagement to support newly formed family farms by giving them the possibility of an immediate relaunch of production for autoconsumption and for the market; (ii) the introduction among small rural family groups of an associative pattern, experienced and spread at length in Italy; (iii) the adoption of modern technologies, duly dimensioned to meet the size of the farms and the family-supplied manpower; (iv) the development of productive patterns in various areas, to serve as demonstrative samples to farms in surrounding areas, and for the carrying out of extension programmes; (v) the creation of poles of development for a proper liaison between Research Institutes already in force in Albania and actual agricultural requirements; (vi) study of both methods and concrete possibilities for the introduction of a system of credit in agriculture

  • Country Albania
  • Starting date 1991
  • Completion date 1992
  • Amount € 120,000.00
  • Donors MAE (Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs)