Fatmir Guri

Fatmir Guri
Agricultural University of Tirana | UBT · Department of Economy and rural Development

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January 2007 - June 2017
Agricultural University of Tirana
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Publications (36)
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This paper aims to map the ecosystem services (ES) provided by a reputed agropastoral ecosystem in the south of Albania and ascertain whether social capital affects the level of importance attributed to them. A perception analysis of both buyers and sellers of ES within the pastoral ecosystem is undertaken. The pastoral ecosystem is mainly evaluate...
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The local food concept is analysed from a supply chain perspective and its positive environmental effects. Revitalised local economies, reduced greenhouse emissions, preservation of farmland and rural lifestyles associated with local products impacts consumer preferences by reflecting a positive attitude toward locally grown products. In addition,...
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Food safety has become an important food quality attribute within the last decade. Scholars are seeking to understand the evolution of food safety from a consumer perspective in order to identify its impact on the purchasing process. In developing countries like Albania, where the institutional environment and related controls still need improvemen...
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We analyze the impact of land fragmentation on production diversification in rural Albania. Albania represents a particularly interesting case for studying land fragmentation as the fragmentation is a direct outcome of land reforms. The results indicate that land fragmentation is an important driver of production diversification of farm households...
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The aim of this paper is to identify the taxation level for the fallow land that improve the land productivity by cultivating and or introducing the later on the land market.
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Albanian agriculture is characterised by small and fragmented farms issued from a radical decollectivization process in the 1990s. After twenty years, the Albanian farm structure has not changed a lot. Farms are still small and their labour force supply is higher than the real demand. This paper aims to identify the most productive farming househol...
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Recent research has demonstrated significant demand for foods from Europe’s mountain areas; the production of these foods delivers significant positive externalities, despite producers facing greater constraints than their lowland equivalents. Existing markets often fail to account for these factors due to a lack of clear definition of mountain pro...
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Recent research has demonstrated significant demand for foods from Europe’s mountain areas; the production of these foods delivers significant positive externalities, despite producers facing greater constraints than their lowland equivalents. Existing markets often fail to account for these factors due to a lack of clear definition of mountain pro...
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Migration is one of the main reasons of land abandon on rural areas. Such phenomenon is more frequent in North-East part of Albania. Actually, farmers are searching new employment possibilities in urban areas and the land is considered as a heritage that can be valorized in the future. On the other side the majority of this population have settled...
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The fall of the Communist regime in Albania in 1991 caused a massive rural urban migration along the coast. The main objective of this paper was to investigate the impact of this phenomenon on agricultural land use in the northeastern region of the country, most affected by migration. A comprehensive approach was adopted based on a survey of 594 fa...
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La chute du gouvernement communiste en 1991 en Albanie a entraîné un exode rural massif vers les grandes villes du littoral. L’objectif principal de la recherche est d’étudier l’impact de ce phénomène sur l’utilisation des terres agricoles dans la région du Nord-est qui a été particulièrement touchée. L’analyse est menée avec une approche compréhen...
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This paper evaluates willingness to keep and willingness to pay (WTP) of butcher shops in Tirana city for standardized, certificated and packed lamb meat obtained from well-known regions of Albania. Survey results show that butchers have a low degree of knowledge of the issue, and as consequence they are not ready to pay a higher price to their sup...
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Direct marketing practices are considered as a suitable marketing strategy for small farmers unable to sell their products (especially vegetables) through traditional channels. In Albania, the most common of these practices is direct sale encountered in those areas known for typical products. This study focuses on carrots vendors on roadside stands...
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The production of agricultural goods is one activity that takes place in all economies. The livelihood of a majority of the developing world's population is tied directly to this production. Accordingly, there has been a sustained interest in understanding the essential elements of agricultural production in both local-level and national-level stud...
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This book focuses on the major challenges and opportunities facing agriculture sectors in the wake of the transition from a planned to a market economy and potential entry to the European Union. Using Albania as a case study, it examines the shift from a centrally planned economy to free markets, and the lasting effects of such change on the agricu...
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Albanian Strategy of Rural Development in Albania actually is standing in front of the strategic changes that is experiencing the Strategy of Rural Development in the frame of CAP. Activities undertaken in the framework of the Rural Development Strategy should fully comply with the axes of the CAP in order to take advantage to form the EU funding p...
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Biomass combustion is amongst the oldest and the most mature technique for conversion of biomass to energy; but still a great challenge lies ahead in developing new; more efficient and environmentally sustainable -systems. In light of the European Action and the National Strategy in the energy sector; Albania has enacted a friendly policy regarding...
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Ce travail de recherche propose une analyse croisée des processus d'émergence des territoires ruraux dans les pays du pourtour méditerranéen. La contribution d'équipes de recherche de 10 pays permet une analyse originale qui mobilise des approches nationales et des études de terrain issues de l'ensemble de ces pays. Les questions des formes de gouv...
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The land administration is historically closely related to the current political system in most countries. After the Second World War Albania made extreme political choices and undertook radical agrarian reforms. These reforms were primarily driven by the socialist ideology and later by the liberal one. However, another limited reform was already m...
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Ce rapport de recherche propose une analyse croisée des processus d'émergence des territoires ruraux dans les pays du pourtour méditerranéen. La contribution d'équipes de recherche de 10 pays permet une analyse originale qui mobilise des approches nationales et des études de terrain issues de l'ensemble de ces pays. Les questions des formes de gouv...
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Après plus de quinze ans de décollectivisation et de réforme agraire en Albanie, le problème de succession commence à se poser dans la plupart des mini exploitations agricoles qui en sont issues. Le problème n’est pas tant de trouver des successeurs qui vont continuer l’activité agricole mais de partager (ou non) les lopins de terre entre les membr...

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