Albania has a growing agribusiness sector and favourable climatic conditions that make it attractive to Western European buyers.

But to enter EU supply chains, Albanian produce will need to increase its competitiveness by meeting safe and sustainable agricultural requirements. Therefore, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Albania (MARD) and RisiAlbania are excited to announce that the GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR is on its way. The TOUR is the perfect opportunity to meet the owners of one of the biggest standards in the world and learn from them how to take your business to the next level.

Date: 16 March
Place: Tirana, Albania
Venue:
Expocity Albania
Fee: Free of charge
Language:
English with simultaneous translation to Albanian

Join us at the GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2019 in Tirana, Albania on 16 March. Hosted at Expocity Albania during the  2 nd Edition of Agro-Tech Expo & Forum 2019 , the GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR will provide useful information to fruits and vegetables’ agrocollectors, exporters, producers, cooperatives, supermarkets, consultants and certification bodies (to name but a few). It will also be an excellent opportunity to network and meet business partners and service providers.

Attendees will learn about the GLOBALG.A.P. standard, how to increase food safety and standards regionally, how to apply the standard in the Albanian context, and international market requirements.

Please find the topics of the event below.

- The conference is fully booked! -

Download here the Program and conference description.

 

Feel free to contact us at tour@globalgap.org if you have any questions.

 

  Preliminary Program

  09:30-10:00               

  Arrival and registration

 10:00-10:30                   

  Welcome and opening remarks

  -Flavio Alzueta, Chief Marketing Officer & Vice President, GLOBALG.A.P.

  -Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Albania
  -Embassy of Switzerland in Albania / RisiAlbania

 10:30-11:15     

  General overview of the requirements of GLOBALG.A.P. and future trends

  -Flavio Alzueta, Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, GLOBALG.A.P.

 11:15-12:15     

  GLOBALG.A.P. in Albania: Panel discussion on current and future perspectives

  Moderator: Flavio Alzueta, Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, GLOBALG.A.P.

  -Sokol Stafa, GLOBALG.A.P. Auditor 

  -Albanian exporters

 12:15-13:15      

  Lunch

  13:15-13:45               

  Requirements and expectations for fresh produce on international markets

  -Representative from Management of one Supermarket chain (TBD)

  13:45-14:30               

  GLOBALG.A.P. Group certification: an opportunity for small farmers, cooperatives and agroexporters

  -Flavio Alzueta, Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, GLOBALG.A.P.

 14:30 - 15:00

  Coffee Break

 15:00-15:30     

  Strengthening the support for GLOBALG.A.P. certification in Albania: the Farm Assurer Program

  -Flavio Alzueta, Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, GLOBALG.A.P.

 15:30-16:15     

  Introduction to localg.a.p. and GRASP

  -Michaela Stollenwerk, Manager / Team Leader Marketing, GLOBALG.A.P.

 16:15-17:00

  Certification Body’s perspective in Albania

  -Flavio Alzueta, Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, GLOBALG.A.P.

  -Representatives of certification bodies in Albania

 17:00-17:30     

  Closing remarks and networking

  -Flavio Alzueta, Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, GLOBALG.A.P.

We look forward to seeing you in Tirana!

GLOBALG.A.P. Team, Risi and MARD

  

 

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