Teamleader agricultural development project in Albania

From 1996 till 2000 I was teamleader of the Fier Agricultural Programme, a bilateral project sponsored by DGIS. With a budget of 3 million USD it had a project staff of 20 locals and 4 expats. Twelve short term international experts added some 30 support missions annually. Its main activities were:
  • Setting up the first private extension system in the Balkan (RAAC)
  • Financial and technical support to Producer’s Organisations
  • Establish the Albanian National Seed Potato Association
  • Irrigation rehabilitation and support to WUAs
  • Support to the Agricultural Vocational School.