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07.05.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

The consumer still prefers domestic food

07.05.2008   At the presentation of a study " Eating habits and buying preferences of residents", conducted by the Estonian Institute of Economic Research on the order of the Estonian Ministry of Agriculture, it became aware that consumers still respect domestic food products, which are...
03.05.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Seeder: differences between the agricultural policies of Estonia and Finland do not hinder further cooperation

05.03.2008   "The differences between agricultural policies of Estonia and Findland do not hinder further cooperation between the countries and enable shaping the common agricultural policy," said the Minister of Agriculture Helir-Valdor Seeder after meeting with the Finnish Minister of...
23.04.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

The estimates of the world food organisation have not come true e.g. hunger by the horns

23.04.2008   Agriculture and Food Organiastion of the United Nations (FAO) is gaining a lot of attention in connection with the recent developments and, foremostly, due to the disturbances caused by the rise in food prices.   So far, FAO, based on the approval of its Member Nations...
26.03.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Seeder recognised the cooperation between Estonia and Latvia concerning the agricultural policy

26.03.2008   The Minister of Agriculture Helir-Valdor Seeder met this morning with the representatives of the Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Policy Committee of the Latvian Saeima to discuss several topics of interest for both parties. Seeder recognised the very good...
19.03.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

European Commission - Transparency: All recipients of EU farm aid to be published by April 2009

19.03.2008   All recipients of European Union agricultural and rural development payments will be published in detail under new rules adopted today by the European Commission. By 30 April, 2009, the full name, municipality and, where available, postal code of every recipient will be...
17.03.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

European Commission: Council approves 2 percent increase in milk quotas from April 2008

17.03.2008   European Union agriculture ministers today approved the European Commission's proposal for a 2 percent increase in milk quotas beginning on 1 April 2008 to meet growing demand both within the European Union and on global markets. The increase, a total of 2.84 million tonnes,...
17.03.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

The Agriculture Ministers of the European Union are discussing the proposals for change of the Common Agricultural Policy

17.03.2008   Today, on March 17, the Minster of Agriculture, Helir-Valdor Seeder is participating at the session of the European Union Agriculture and Fisheries Council starting at 11 am in Brussels, where the "health check" of the CAP is under discussion.   The Council wishes to...
17.03.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Presidency: EU Agriculture Ministers adapt Common Agricultural Policy

18.03.2008   At the meeting of the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council, chaired by Slovenian Minister of Agriculture Iztok Jarc, the Ministers adopted Council conclusions regarding the Commission communication on the 'health check' of the CAP reform. Review of the common agricultural policy...
13.03.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

European Commission: EU public continues to be highly favourable towards recent agricultural policy reforms

13.03.2008   For the second year running, EU citizens have given a strong endorsement to recent changes to EU farm policy. This is one of the main findings of a poll examining the attitudes of citizens to agriculture and the Common Agricultural Policy. This survey, following on from a...
11.03.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

"Estonian vodka" is a protected geographical indication in the European Union

11.03.2008   The European Parliament and Council have enforced a new regulation on spirit drinks and it will be applied starting 20 May 2008. With this regulation, "Estonian vodka" is a protected geographical indication. The European Commission has been very obliging and has already...

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