May 2018/ Tirana. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Albania organized a meeting with representatives of foreign businesses in Albania to introduce IPARD II – EU fund for Albanian agri-processing businesses, 2014-2020 along with other available opportunities in the agriculture.
IPARD II consists in the financing of 71 million euro fund to be used for investment in the territory of Albania. Investments may be movable or immovable and the grant scheme will be supporting only investments and costs to be implemented after the signing of the Grant Contract. Investments must comply with Minimal National Standards and EU Standards related respectively to: Environment Protection, Animal Health, Alimentary Safety and Quality etc. Investments in the first measure will be focused in the sectors of Milk Production, Meat Production, Fruits and Vegetables Production and vineyards. Applicants may be individual farmers, physic or legal persons and agricultural joint companies, start up businesses.
For more information about the Program of IPARD II please visit: http://www.bujqesia.gov.al/programi-ipard-ii-2014-2020/