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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...
23.05.2008|Ministry of Rural Affairs

A big food forum coming

23.05.2008   The Minister of Agriculture, Helir-Valdor Seeder is participating at a high level global conference, held in the beginning of June, at FAO headquarters in Rome. The conference is organised to find short and also long term solutions to the world´s food problems, which are...
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...

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