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19.12.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Safety and quality of agricultural products was the topic for the last Council of Ministers in 2008

19.12.2008   The meeting of EU agriculture and fisheries ministers, which took place on 18 - 19 December in Brussels, was the last meeting of the Council of Ministers during the French presidency.   The Council discussed about the green paper of agricultural products quality,...
27.11.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Minister of Agriculture Helir-Valdor Seeder presented the decorations of the ministry and recognized the best cooperation partner

27.11.2008   The Minister of Agriculture Helir-Valdor Seeder presented yesterday, on 27 November, at the public ceremony dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the Ministry of Agriculture the ministry´s decorations and recognized the best cooperation partner.   Altogether 14 people...
20.11.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Agreement on the proposed modifications of the European Union Common Agricultural Policy was reached by the morning

20.11.2008   At the European Union Council of Agriculture Ministers meeting in Brussels, which lasted all through the night and finished at 9 am local time this morning, an agreement was reached after long hours of discussions on the Health Check of the Common Agricultural Policy. The...
13.11.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Ernst & Young: the implementation of rural development support so far has been successful

13.11.2008   According to the follow-up assessment of Estonian Rural Development Plan for the period 2004 - 2006, conducted by the auditing and consultation cmpany Ernst and Young, the goals of the development plan have been achieved. According to the auditors, support has fulfilled the...
29.10.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Seeder met with the Minister of Agriculture of Turkey

29.10.2008   Today, the Minister of Agriculture, Helir-Valdor Seeder met with his Turkish colleague Mehmet Mehdi Eker. The topic of the meeting was the Turkish preparation process for the accession to the European Union and Estonian pre-accession experiences.   Helir-Valdor Seeder...
28.10.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Seeder presented the Estonian proposals for changes in the Common Agricultural Policy

28.10.2008   On Tuesday, at the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting in Luxembourg, the Minister of Agriculture, Helir-Valdor Seeder presented the Estonian positions regarding proposals for change in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).   In the legislative proposals of the...
08.07.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Melioration experts from 23 countries meet in Estonia

08.07.2008   Tomorrow,on 9 July, at 1 p.m., the 10th International Drainage Workshop will continue in Tallinn, Reval Hotel Olümpia. The conference began in Finland.   In the sessions of the conference, which previously took place in Finland, agricultural drainage and environmental...
02.07.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

French minister of agriculture Mr. Michel Barnier will visit Estonia

On Monday, March 3rd, the French Minister of Agriculture Mr. Michel Barnier will be visiting Estonia. During the visit, Mr. Barnier will meet the members of the European Union Affairs Committee and the Rural Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu, the Prime Minister Mr. Andrus Ansip and the Minister of...
10.06.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Seeder met with the President of Ukraine

10.06.2008   The Minister of Agriculture, Helir-Valdor Seeder met, in course of his visit to Ukraine, with the president of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko. During the meeting, both parties assured a need for cooperation between the two countries. President Yushchenko acknowledged and thanked...
09.06.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

A memorandum of cooperation between the ministries of agriculture is signed in Ukraine

09.06.2008   The delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture, lead by minister Helir-Valdor Seeder, is on a visit to Ukraine from 9 - 11 June, where a memorandum of mutual cooperation in the fields of economy and research is signed between the ministries of agriculture.   In the...

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