Innovation in Agriculture and its impact on Local Economic Development organized in Erseka, Albania


People-to-People event Workshop: “Innovation in Agriculture and its impact on Local Economic Development” was organized on May 15, 2024, in Erseka, Albania, by Shoqata e Perdoruesve te Pyjeve dhe Kullotave “Gjelberimi” NGO.

The main goal of this activity was to discuss on the transformative realm of agricultural innovation, its effects on the economic landscape, and to foster discussions on advanced farming practices and stimulating the establishment of networks with different stakeholders, with a special emphasis on the distinctive context of Korca.

The main topics presented were:

📌Future agricultural technologies and their applications in agriculture

📌 The role of local cooperation in promoting innovation in agriculture

📌The challenges of implementing digital technology in agriculture and livestock in Korca District

This activity is supported by the project: “Promotion of Economic Diversification of Rural Areas in Southeast Europe (SEDRA II) in SEE- Value chain capacity building on agriculture and rural tourism to streamline rural employment opportunities” implemented in partnership by SWG and GIZ.