Tuesday, 1 September 2020

Recommendations on the Pitkalija Reform - FoEM & MaYA

Friends of the Earth Malta (FoEM) & the Malta Youth in Agriculture Foundation (MaYA) welcome the reform of the Pitkali Market since the current operation at the market has been heavily criticised due to lack of transparency in prices and a lack of traceability, as weighing and data inputting are still done manually.

Both organisations presenting this document have been for quite some time pushing for better supply chain management when it comes to local products, therefore we look forward to seeing the imminent implementation of the Pitkalija Reform.




Click here to access the full comments on the Pitkalija Reform Document. 




A selection of resources relating to Pitkalija.


AgroKatina | Friends of the Earth Malta (FoEM)


Lack of transparency at pitkalija a major issue for farmers | The Malta Independent | Malcolm Borg, Centre for Agriculture at MCAST


National Agricultural Policy for the Maltese Islands 2018 – 2028 | Final Report prepared for the Ministry for the Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change


Pitkali Market: feasibility study on the building of a fruit and vegetable grading station and cold storage facility in Malta | Country Report Dec. '15 CIHEAM 


The last farmer at Wied il-Ghasel… | MaltaToday, Jeanette Borg (Founder, MaYA) 


We Are Under Siege’: Maltese Farmers Rally After Being Accused Of High Pesticide Use | LovinMalta

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