USAID Begins Work on Model AgroTourism Farms in Rural Northern Albania

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The “Shega” (Translation: Pomegranate) Farm and Guesthouse is one of six family farms that USAID will help commercialize.
Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development

MURIQAN, ALBANIA     USAID, the Embassy of Sweden, and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development, in collaboration with Municipality of Shkodra, held a groundbreaking ceremony at the farm of Ahmet Sylejmani in Muriqan,Shkodra. The “Shega” (Translation: Pomegranate) Farm and Guesthouse is one of six family farms that the project will help commercialize. The six farms will serve as replicable agro-tourism models to increase employment opportunities for rural inhabitants of Shkodra, Malësia e Madhe and Puka.

The Mayor of Shkodra, Voltana Ademi, USAID/Albania General Development Officer, Dennis Wesner, and the Head of Sweden’s Development Agency, Birgitta Jansson, delivered remarks on the importance of agro tourism development in Albania’s economy.

Last updated: May 04, 2018

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