Agricultural Growth and Rural Development

Field Day at Agroshqiponja in Malishevë

Field Day at Agroshqiponja in Malishevë

August 2, 2019 – The strategic partner and grantee of the Program, Agroshqiponja, organized a Field Day inviting stakeholders to join in on their successful working year. Participants had a chance to see their cultivation of MAPs as well as dried MAPs which they collect from hard working women farmers around the region. At the field day, the owner Shefqet Krasniqi, also gave out certificates of appreciation for their most important stakeholders. The company initially began with the collection of wild MAPs and wild fruit in 2005. Today it operates as a collection center dealing with the collection, cultivation and processing of MAPs, spices and wild fruit. Currently, the company has an extension network of 25 sub-collection points and are equipped with modern drying facilities. The company also has been certified with organic certification standard AOS for its products, which it sells in its entirety to leading MAPs processor and exporter Agroproduct in Istog municipality.