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About OAA

Organic Agriculture Association (OAA) OAA was established on 13 June 1997, by a group of 22 agricultural specialists and farmers. In their first meeting they elected the board (or council) of the association and approved its statute. The roots of membership are farmers and groups of farmers, who are already organic or becoming organic. Also, […]

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History

First “organic initiatives” in the late 1990s and early 2000s The official starting point of the organic movement in Albania relates to the foundation of the Organic Agriculture Association (OAA) in 1997 This association gathered a group of intellectuals aiming to promote organic agriculture in Albania. As part of OAA’s activities, the first farms started […]

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Certification

OAA has approved since 2003 its own organic standards based on IFOAM and European Commission regulations for organic production and marketing. Based on such standards are certified more than 30 farmers. The first farmers are certified just in 2003. After the approval of the law for organic production in Albania in 2004, OAA set up […]

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Publications

1. “Agriculture and Ecology”, Quarterly magazine Published periodically since 1998 from OAA It remains the most important publication of OAA, and one of the best agricultural magazine in the country. The first number was titled “AgroBioAlba”, published in December 1998. The fourth number of year 2001 was titled “Agriculture and Ecology”. Its content is very […]

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