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18.01.2010|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Historical meeting in Berlin

18.01.2010   For the first time after the restoration of independence in Estonia, the Minister of Agriculture of Estonia met the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Viktor Zubkov and the Minister of Agriculture of Russia Jelena Skrõnnik, who invited him to Moscow to discuss the development of...
18.01.2010|Ministry of Rural Affairs

European Union should better direct food price formation

18.01.2010   European Union must find resources to avoid unproportionally big markups in food price formation. In the opinion of Estonia, besides the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, other Commissioners should also be involved in the process.     At their...
06.01.2010|Ministry of Rural Affairs

The Agricultural Board got its start

06.01.2010   On 1 January, the Agricultural Board got its start. As a result of its work, provision of services to citizens and undertakings will become simpler, administration will be more efficient and the availability and quality of services will improve.   The...
08.07.2009|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Co-operation agreement signed between Estonia and Turkey

08.07.2009   During the official visit to Estonia, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed in the area of agriculture today between the Estonian Minister of Agriculture Helir-Valdor Seeder and his Turkish colleague Mehmet Mehdi Eker.   In the framework of the memorandum, both parties...
03.07.2009|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Estonia and Turkey develop agricultural cooperation

03.07.2009   On Monday, July 6, the Minister of Agriculture of Estonia, Helir-Valdor Seeder and the Minister of Turkey, H.E. Mehmet Mehdi Eker are meeting with the purpose to promote communication between the countries and sign a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding on agriculture....
01.07.2009|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Baltic ministers of agriculture try to increase the export of food products

01.07.2009   Today and tomorrow, the ministers of agriculture of the Baltic States are trying in Saaremaa to find ways to commonly increase the export of food products to third countries. Also, the countries´ positions on the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy after 2013 are introduced...
04.06.2009|Ministry of Rural Affairs

European fishermen tighten cooperation in Pärnu

04.06.2009   The representatives of fisheries areas of 20 European Union Member States gather to hotel Strand in Pärnu from Thursday to Saturday to find opportunities to tighten cooperation, in order to improve the living standard of fishing communities.    About 120 people...
11.05.2009|Ministry of Rural Affairs

The Executive Director of the European Food Safety Authority discussed cooperation possibilities with Estonian colleagues

11.05.2009   The executive director of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle, is visiting Estonia today, on 8th May, to meet with Estonian colleagues, exchange information and discuss possibilities for further cooperation.   During the meetings at...
24.04.2009|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Estonia supports the simplification of the Common Agricultural Policy

24.04.2009   Estonia together with many European Union Member States supports the simplification of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), so that it would become simpler and cheaper for the applicants and the administrators and clearer for the whole society.   Estonia joined also...
20.04.2009|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Hiiumaa cow keepers receive a million from the state

20.04.2009   Under special conditions, the cow keepers of Hiiumaa receive a million kroons from the state, in order to buy a milk tanker and therefore make more money for raw milk. The Minister of Agriculture Helir-Valdor Seeder signed the corresponding contract with the Rural Development...

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