Following the fourth activity under the IPA Project "Innovative Practices in Environmental Protection", 10 farmers participated in the 7 days study visit in Italy, Ferrara – Regio Emiglia from 17 -23 of April. During the study visit participants had the possibility to experience concretely peculiarities and economic vitality of no pesticides and herbicides agriculture and share a set of best practices on sustainable farming with a special focus on eco-friendly agricultural practices and organic food production. The study visit focus was to approach areas and kind of production with strong similarity with the Korca region, stressing the relation among eco-friendly agriculture and sustainable economic profits.
The farmers have seen concretely the implementation of what they learned during the trainings, sharing the best practices and learning from the best. (see the Agenda activity)
VivaiZanzi was the company the farmers visited. (http://www.vivaizanzi.it/it/home/1)
For years Vivai Zanzi is a point of reference for all the fruit and vegetable sector, with a great wealth of experience and professionalism. It offers dozens of varieties selected and innovative, accompanied by a quality technical support and a comprehensive database. It is an international company active in Europe, Asia, Middle East and North Africa, with a growing percentage of exports. Annually produces over 3 million fruit trees and 15 million strawberry plants. Holds licenses for multiplication of the most important varieties on the market and collaborates with leading research centers, universities, institutes and experimentation centers. It is made of motivated and competent professionals in the field.