The National roundtable was organized following the nation-wide consultation process with the Drini, Arbëri, Egnatia and Vjosa regional forums, which took place in November 2018. Eight consultative meetings brought together around 250 participants representing farmers, civil society organizations, local authorities, including county councils and counties, agriculture directorates, universities and entrepreneurs in agro – tourism, agriculture, medicinal plants, livestock, beekeeping, etc.
Green Entrepreneurship Caravan
ANRD General Assembly Meeting
Regional Meetings “Connecting local actors and initiatives for sustainable practices in rural development”
The regional meetings followed the local forums organized in 12 Qarks of the country, and brought together about 120 participants.
The preparation of this position paper was triggered from concerns of farmers and rural entrepreneurs vis-à-vis the many challenges they face in ensuring complementary public support and assistance for their economic activities.
This position paper represents an effort to address some of the main challenges and provides recommendations to tackle the barriers that hinder the public support programs and instruments from being effective and produce tangible and sustainable results.
Civil society, business and local government representatives plea the Parliamentary Committee on Productive Activities, Trade and Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and other public institutions to BUILD a continuous DIALOGUE...
Commentary “The LEADER approach and the 100-villages program – A Complementary and Synergetic Approach to Integrated Development of Rural Areas”
The Commentary “The LEADER approach and the 100-villages program – A Complementary and Synergetic Approach to Integrated Development of Rural Areas”.
Conferences & Launching events
Exposure visits/study tours
Albanian Rural Parliament
The rural parliament provides an important opportunity for policy makers, public and private institutions, civil society organizations, donors’ community, academia and others to review current progress on rural development and promote changes in policies and practices to ensure that the “Rural Agenda” will be developed and it will be inclusive to all people living in rural communities, as well as will enable their participation in the process.
Albanian Rural Parliament represents a critical instrument to offer know-how and bring awareness to institutions to address the problems that rural development in Albania faces.
Albanian Rural Parliament
“Farm to Fork Academy: V4 for Sustainable Agriculture in Albania” is a 6-month project, funded by the Visegrad funds, which starts its implementation in 1st of February 2021. The project is being implemented by 5 NGOs, with 3 national rural networks (Albanian Network...
Boosting rural youth ICT and soft skills to increase integration and employability in the labour market
“Boosting rural youth ICT and soft skills to increase integration and employability in the labour market” is a project funded by the British Embassy in Tirana, supported by UNDP Albania, under the call “Support to employment and social services for vulnerable youth...
“Consolidating the role of Albanian Network for Rural Development toward a functional model of bottom-up and participatory perspective in national rural agenda” is a 32-month project, funded by the European Union, represented by the European Commission, which has...
Small and Family Farming