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2016 was the hottest year on record - again

by AgroWeb on January 19, 2017

Last year was officially the Earth's warmest since record-keeping began in the 1880s, the World Meteorological Organization announced Wednesday morning. That means 2016 set a global heat record for the third year in a row according to NOAA and NASA, who held a joint press conference on Wednesday to discuss the record. Climate scientists say greenhouse gas pollution, which humans are creating ...

Climate changes pose serious threat to country’s security and welfare

by AgroWeb on October 21, 2016

Climate changes pose serious threats to the country’s security and welfare, with agriculture being the worst affected sector of the economy“ Minister of Environment Lefter Koka said during the presentation of the Third National Communication under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, in a three-year long process involving national institutions, climate change ...

The Paris Agreement is officially a done deal

by AgroWeb on October 6, 2016

The landmark Paris agreement on climate change will enter into force on November 4, after a coalition of the world's largest polluters and small island nations threatened by rising seas pushed it past a key threshold on Wednesday. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the agreement's strong international support a "testament for the urgency of action." The deal takes effect 30 days ...

Economy

Agro-Business Forum Albania-Turkey: Boosting agricultural cooperation

by AgroWeb on March 29, 2017

Tirana hosted the Agro-Business Forum Albania- Turkey with the participation of Agriculture Minister Edmond Panariti and Turkish Minister of Agriculture, Food and Animal Farming, Faruk Çelik . Also in attendance of this event were senior officials of both countries, representatives of 49 Turkish companies operating in agriculture, processing of agricultural products as well as potential ...

Banks increase lending, despite 2016 losses

by AgroWeb on March 7, 2017

Savings and Credit Associations in Albania have significantly increased crediting in rural areas during 2016, according to Central Bank. Last year, crediting amounted to 5.5 billion Lek or up by 14.3 percent compared to 2015. Deposits in Savings and Credit Associations were up by 30 percent, meeting almost 88 percent of crediting needs. Central Bank says that Savings and Credit Associations are ...

Government to provide more help to small farmers

by AgroWeb on March 6, 2017

Government of Albania will boost its support for the sector of agriculture via subsidies and schemes that will provide direct benefits to farmers. A 16 million USD subsidy scheme will take place this year to provide support to poor and small farmers, which according to Ministry of Agriculture are a priority for the government. Large-scale farmers will be eligible for support via soft loans from ...

Natural & Organic

Three Ways to Stop Fruits From Browning

Three Ways to Stop Fruits From Browning

by AgroWeb on March 29, 2017

Snacking on fresh fruits is certainly healthy. However, having them turn down after meticulously cutting them and storing them to have them on hand to eat can be a little off-putting. Although brown fruits don't taste any different than when they were freshly cut, they look a little less appealing because of their appearance. Part of the eating experience is our eyes and simply put, we eat what we...

The Hazards and Risks of Using Palm Oil

The Hazards and Risks of Using Palm Oil

by AgroWeb on March 28, 2017

Generally, plant oils are more beneficial for health than animal fats, but palm oil is an exception. Palm oil comes from the fruit of the palm oil tree and is grown on large plantations in tropical places such as Indonesia and Malaysia. At room temperature, palm oil is the consistency of butter or shortening and is often used in place of them in baked goods and processed foods. The large amount of...

The Magnificent Looks and Values of Hydrangea

The Magnificent Looks and Values of Hydrangea

by AgroWeb on March 27, 2017

Albanians have repeatedly paid tribute to hydrangea. This beautiful flower is reminiscent of the fresh evening breeze of Pogradec and the gorgeous city of Shkodra. However the vigorously growing Hydrangea shrub symbolizes diverse meanings. With lush globes filled with a delicate lace of small petals, the hydrangea symbolizes both gratefulness and pride – celebrating heartfelt praise and ...

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How to identify toxic plastic rice

by AgroWeb on November 10, 2016

China remains the world's largest producer of rice. The huge exporting country harvests over 200 million tons per year and a large share of it gets exported all over the world. But cooks and diners alike should take care: not only are untold amounts of pesticides used in Chinese agriculture, but according to a report in The Korea Times rice is also now being manufactured artificially. Potato ...

AGROKOS FAIR, 16th Edition - Power to Agro

by AgroWeb on October 14, 2016

The International fair “AGROKOS 2016” is simply next door. From October 20th until October 22nd, Prishtina becomes the capital of regional food industry. Once the Fair doors open, the organizers CEO and AGROKOS will replicate the success of the last 15 years of serving food businesses to network. The Fair provides an optimal environment for all exhibitors to successfully promote their...

The Encyclopedia of Vitamins

by AgroWeb on October 11, 2016

An AgroWeb.org explanatory video news presenting all the necessary information about the presence and the power of Vitamins in specific natural products...

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