Article Workshops and Trainings

Grant National Scheme Albania Workshop

During the month of March, AASF conducted workshops all over Albania, including the following cities: Fier, Kruje, Shkoder, Berat, Korca, Vlore, Kukes, Elbasan, Sarande and Tirana. The purpose of the workshops was to inform financial institutions on the Grant National Schemes that are provided by the Albanian government to support agribusiness development in Albania. Further, the workshops informed about application procedures and also brought together the different stakeholder in the agricultural sector. The meetings were a complete success with high attendance and could raise awareness on this promising and important mechanism for the Albanian agricultural sector.

Grant National Scheme Fondi Besa Fushe Kruje 03.03.2018

Grant National Scheme, Hotel Colosseo Shkoder, 05.03.2018

Grant National Scheme, Hotel Konti, 08.03.2018


Grant National Scheme, Tirana International Hotel 20.03.2018


Foundations of Agribusiness Lending Training

During March, AASF conducted various trainings on the topic of “Foundations of Agribusiness Lending” to financial institutions. Local credit officers of Fondi Besa, Noa and Intesa Sanpaolo Bank were trained in the underlying principles, specific risks and monitoring procedures of agricultural lending. By discussing a practical business case example, the trainees could then use their newly gained knowledge. The Trainings were held by the International Agricultural Finance Expert and the AASF Credit Advisor in Fier, Korca and Tirana and were well perceived by the participants.



Fondi Besa Fier 06.03.2018


Fondi Besa Korce 08.03.2018


Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Tirana 12.03.2018


Noa Fier 19.03.2018