The Faculty of Economics at UET promoted the new issue of the scientific journal "Economicus 20", entitled "Agriculture Back is Back!"
"The only real capital that is never depreciated, but only multiplied is the land", said the president of the European University of Tirana, Selami Xhepa, while quoting an economic doctrine of the French physiocrats.
"According to them, every other physical capital is consumed, depreciated, while the only thing that is productive in the economy remains agriculture", said Xhepa in the promotion of the twentieth issue of the magazine"Economicus", entitled Agriculture… is Back !.
"Agriculture is here", - said Xhepa - "but it is coming back with a new philosophy, and I hope that all those who contribute to this sector have the opportunity, to leave their mark".
This new issue of the magazine, dedicated to a very important sector in the country's economy, such as agriculture and livestock, came not by chance, but received the clue from the "UET School of Business", which previously organized a meeting in Dardhë of Korça, with the same topic "Agriculture is back".
"At first we were a little skeptical, but I was very surprised when I saw that the interest of young people was extraordinary. "They were very active and had a lot of interest in this topic that seems archaic, but which is actually quite modern," said President Xhepa.
The Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Business and Development at UET, Elvin Meka in the presentation he made to the new issue of the magazine said that, this is an intriguing issue, because of the topic it has.
But he also showed that other very interesting topics will be found within the magazine "Economicus 20", which comes under the logo of the publishing house UET Press.
"It is a special date, as for the first time the publication of the magazine goes to the Faculty of Economics, Business and Development. This time we have the responsibility and duty to produce this magazine with the proper competence. This makes us more active, but at the same time with greater responsibility ", stressed Dean Meka.
Rexhep Uka: Even after 30 years, in Albania we still do not know what to produce.
Former Deputy Prime Minister and First Minister of Agriculture after '90, Rexhep Uka was present at the promotion of this new issue of "Economicus" magazine, as an experienced figure in this field.
"What you notice at UET is the upper class. It's a level to be admired. "I am very happy that there is a very special chapter in this magazine, which I claim is the sector that I know best from everyone," said Uka.
As he remembered his latest meeting between former ministers and specialists in the field of agriculture.
"We did an analysis of livestock and agriculture, and we noticed a very big crisis. An answer has not yet been found as to what is the influencing factor ", said the former Minister of Agriculture, adding that, -" there is always a main link ", and in his opinion, - for these problems better than economists "No one else can say the word."
." Uka considers agriculture a "matter of men" and not anyway, but strong men.
"Entrepreneurship to make an agricultural farm is extremely difficult and the agricultural product is vital," he said.
Recounting a conversation with former Turkish President Turgut Ozal about what can be produced in Albania, he said that even today, after 30 years of pluralism, Albanians have not yet determined what they can produce, so where the economy can be concentrated. of our country.
Drita Kruja: To include scientific works in syllabi, to increase the quality of teaching
On the other hand, the Deputy Rector for the Teaching Process and Scientific Research, Drita Kruja thanked Professor Selami Xhepa, who is also the editor of the scientific journal dedicated to economics.
"We are preparing indicators for measuring the performance of scientific research and now the evaluation with points, together with research grants, will make each of you have an interest in scientific publications", addressed Professor Drita Kruja, colleagues present at the promotion of Agriculture Back is Back! ”.
While her advice to the academic staff was that all works become part of the syllabi, in order to increase the quality of teaching in auditoriums.
Kruja confessed that the magazine will also include the four best works of master students with co-authors and their leaders.