MADE WITH ITALY
An Ethical Brand for the sustainable development of products and services in Albania
Made With Italy is an ethical brand of the Italian Cooperation in the Western Balkans.
It promotes products and services born or perfected thanks to initiatives financed or co-funded by the Italian Cooperation in Albania. It supports the socio-economic growth of Albanian rural areas. It enhances the resources and typicalities of the territories, especially the poorest but at the same time richer in potentials, and gives greater stability to local development processes, through the creation of a network of small entrepreneurs.
DISCIPLINARY AND MODULES
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
On the ethical brand “Made With Italy”
What is the Made With Italy brand?
Made With Italy is an ethical, non-profit brand owned by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, based in Tirana.
To whom can the Made With Italy ethical label be assigned?
The Made With Italy ethical brand can be assigned exclusively to small Albanian companies, people, associations and institutions that have participated in projects financed by the Italian Cooperation in Albania and that, for products and services, respect all the terms set by the brand disciplinaries.
Can the ethical brand Made With Italy be assigned to everyone?
No. Only to public or private organizations that have positively participated in initiatives financed by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, Tirana office.
What is the purpose of the Made With Italy brand?
The objective of the Made With Italy brand is to support the development processes undertaken at the local level, especially in rural areas at risk of emigration, from small businesses, individuals and Albanian institutions. It is therefore one of the many initiatives launched by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, Tirana office, for the correct and timely achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030.
What is the added value of the Made With Italy ethical brand?
The Made With Italy ethical label guarantees on the market that products and services have positively respected all the terms provided for by the cooperation initiatives financed by the Italian Government, that respect the sectorial legislation and that they are authentic local products and services. Their quality is monitored and protected by the competent authorities, in accordance with the respective competences envisaged by bilateral agreements and national legislation.
What is the duration for the benefit of the Made With Italy brand?
The Made With Italy ethical brand is assigned for 3 years and can be reassigned. Its purpose is the promotion of the development processes undertaken in the context of cooperation initiatives financed by the Italian Government. It is therefore an ethical brand that encourages the positive transition of the poorest areas of the country towards European standards and towards a more stable local economy.