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Research priorities and opportunities within the forestry and agroforestry sectors in Albania

A Pisanelli (1)   , M Bregasi (2), A Jupe (3), E Toromani (3)

iForest - Biogeosciences and Forestry, Volume 3, Issue 5, Pages 113-117 (2010)
doi: https://doi.org/10.3832/ifor0534-003
Published: Sep 27, 2010 - Copyright © 2010 SISEF

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The present paper is the report of a study travel carried out in Albania in May 2009, which was financed by a Short Term Mobility Program of the Italian National Council of Research (CNR). During the stay, a scientific collaboration was established between the Institute of Agro-environmental and Forest Biology - CNR and the Agricultural University of Tirana and several formal and informal meetings and interviews were arranged with different stakeholders involved in forestry and agroforestry sectors. Bibliographic materials were also collected and analysed. The specific aim of the paper is to highlight some research themes and priorities that could be implemented through specific projects and programmes.


International cooperation, Rural development, Non timber forest products, Biomass for energy, Plantation forestry

Authors’ address

A Pisanelli
Istituto di Biologia Agroambientale e Forestale, CNR, Porano, TR (Italy)
M Bregasi
Faculty of Economy and Agribusiness, Agricultural University of Tirana (Albania)
A Jupe
E Toromani
Faculty of Forestry Science, Agricultural University of Tirana (Albania)

Corresponding author


Pisanelli A, Bregasi M, Jupe A, Toromani E (2010). Research priorities and opportunities within the forestry and agroforestry sectors in Albania. iForest 3: 113-117. - doi: 10.3832/ifor0534-003

Academic Editor

Renzo Motta

Paper history

Received: Nov 16, 2009
Accepted: May 02, 2010

First online: Sep 27, 2010
Publication Date: Sep 27, 2010
Publication Time: 4.93 months

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