Z. Edmond Panariti was born in Tirana, on June 1, 1960 and is married to Ms. Narin Panariti and has two sons, Klajd and Bjorn Panariti.
Prof. Dr. Edmond Panariti studied veterinary medicine and graduated from the University of Agriculture in Tirana in 1984. He holds a PhD and the academic degree of Professor. He completed advanced post-graduate studies at the Federal Polytechnic School (ETH) of Zurich University, Switzerland (1989-1992). During the period between 1995 and 2005, he was won two Fulbright Research Grants at the Universities of Kentucky and Mississippi, in the United States. Further, Mr. Panarity conducted advanced post-graduate studies in the Veterinary University of Hanover, Germany.
Mr. Edmond Panariti has a long professional career with the Research Institute of the Veterinary Medicine Faculty. He used to work as project manager with the World Health Organization and is currently Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Tirana.
Mr. Panariti has been member of the Socialist Movement for Integration Chairmanship since 2004. He used to serve as the Chair of the National Steering Committee and Secretary for Agriculture and Environment.
In 2011, Prof. Panariti is elected as member of Tirana Municipal Council and, further, he is appointed Deputy Mayor of Tirana Municipality. In 2012, he was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of Albania and, in this context, held the seat of the President of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.
Prof. Edmond Panariti is fluent in English, French, German and Italian.
by AgroWeb on July 8, 2015
They say farmers farm for the love of farming. Now, stating this may burst a few bubbles, but let’s admit it: love alone is not enough. In order to farm, farmers need money and money does not grow on trees. Such miracle money trees do not exist, but solid farm business plans do, and they can potentially provide monetary support to bring farm vision to life. From government programs to a ...
by AgroWeb on December 19, 2014
Regionalized agricultural production, standard compliance, food safety, irrigation, drainage and the development of a qualitative and attractive Albanian brand. These will be the agricultural priorities for the upcoming year, as presented by Minister of Agriculture Edmond Panariti, during a Parliamentary session. “Direct support funds for farmers have increased from Euro 6.8 ...
by AgroWeb on February 20, 2015
Vehip Salkurti, a 55 year old farmer from Peshkopi, one of the least developed mountainous areas in Albania, woke up with a mission on February 18. He must get the new American ambassador in Albania, Donald Lu have a taste of his farm’s apples. Vehip is one of those extremely hard-working people, determined to stay positive despite the regular hardship he endures to get his farm growing. ...
by AgroWeb on December 5, 2014
Russia banned vegetable imports from Albania, on the pretense that they actually come from EU countries, to which, on August 2014, Russia imposed an agricultural embargo. The decision which forbids Albanian vegetable imports to Russia was taken on December 8, 2014, by the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance. This decision was confirmed by head of the Federal Service for ...
by AgroWeb on November 7, 2014
A package in support of Albanian agriculture and agricultural industry. A package that introduces 26 measures, which will help farmers and economic growth. A package which aims to focus on farmers not like individuals but rather like institutions. For the Minister of Economy, Mr. Arben Ahmetaj focusing (link in Albanian) on agriculture, which contributes to 20% of the GDP, is crucial to the ...