CBS provides technical support to an Agriculture collection center to grow Albanian exports

High level representative event was held on April 18th in Elbasan with the main theme: “Agriculture collection centers as export growth instrument”. The event was organized by “Agro One” company which is supported with technical and financial assistance from CBS through AgroCapital services. Assembling 100 members of “Sulova” agro-association, Agro One shpk is a promising agro collection center in Albania being the firs one of this kind.

Mr. Edmond Panariti, Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Resources, Mr. Edmond Haxhinasto, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Alban Zusi, representatives of ProCredit Bank, Mr. Shkelqim Elezi, Head of Agriculture Section of Elbasan, Mayors of Mollas and Klos municipalities ware part of the discussions, sharing issues and solutions. This event aimed raising agribusiness awareness about available and new financing opportunities offered by Financial Institutions and the AgroCapital project as an agribusiness program generating economic growth for the agriculture sector through access to capital and strengthening of agribusiness entrepreneurship ability.

Mr. Ilir Pilku, SME Development & Technical Assistance Manager of CBS, presented the new product and services of AgroCapital project, stressing the essential necessity of establishment of Agriculture collection centers in Albania, one of AgroCapital project issues as agriculture economy growth and imperative export tool.