TIRANA REGION

Agribusiness

Tirana district has under its jurisdiction the district of Tirana and Kavaja . This circuit consists of 5 municipalities where Tirana municipality has under its jurisdiction 24 administrative units in the composition of which are 243 villages. At the regional level exercise their activities around 37,147 farming families . The average farm size is 1.28 ha.

Tirana district owns about 99,959 hectares of which 49,481 hectares of agricultural land , forests 44464 ha and 610 ha pastures .

The use of agricultural land , the area planted to cereals 7940 ha, 4741 ha vegetables , forage 18081 ha, 738 ha potatoes , beans 1723 ha, 6208 ha orchards .

Livestock breeding :

50142 leaf heads , heads of wool 67668 , 39529 Goat heads , an ungulate headings 4175 , 2390 pigs heads , poultry headings 769000 , 21128 bee hives . Priority for agricultural land and its use in the district of Tirana is to improve significantly the management as a core component of sustainable agricultural development . Increased area under cultural , bare surface reduction and implementation of modern technologies .

Agricultural growth has improved the structure , productivity and income . In 2012 there were 802 500 root fruit trees , of which 13,200 tons of fruit were taken at regional level . 697 thousand olive groves from which he received 10,700 tons of olives . Over 200 hectares of new vineyards were completed by the end of 2012. The production of cereals and vegetables as a result of increasing its efficiency in the application of modern technologies and inputs increased by 15 and 5 % . As well as agro-industry sector has given its inpaktin . 3644 entities and counted 623 employees. Currently we exercise regional level legal activity 114 units of milk processing and processing plant 55 olive oils.

Export is a key factor in agricultural production and natural . In 2012, agricultural products like vegetables ( tomato , cucumber , tangerines , potatoes , etc. ) sapling , medicinal plants were marketed in several EU countries , Russia , Switzerland and Kosovo in significant quantities