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03.06.2011|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Seeder: We expect Ukraine to lower customs duties for fish

03.06.2011   The Minister of Agriculture of Ukraine Nikolay Pryasyazhnuk promised at today’s meeting with the Estonian Minister of Agriculture Helir-Valdor Seeder to actively deal with the problems connected to custom duties, which hinders the export of Estonian fish to Ukraine.  ...
31.05.2011|Ministry of Rural Affairs

The Ministers of Agriculture Emphasised the Importance of Food Safety

31.05.2011   EU Agriculture Ministers discussed at their extraordinary session today in Hungary the crisis in the vegetable market caused by the contamination of cucumbers with E.coli and emphasised the importance of food safety.   "This incident proves again how important and also...
21.04.2011|Ministry of Rural Affairs

China is searching for agricultural contacts in Estonia

21.04.2011   The Chinese agricultural delegation headed by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture Chen Xiaohua is visiting Estonia to establish contacts with Estonian agricultural enterprises, in order to enliven trade relations between the two countries.   "As a big country, China...
23.02.2011|Ministry of Rural Affairs

The Turkish Minister of Agriculture is receiving the Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana today

23.02.2011   The Turkish Minister of Agriculture Mehmet Mehdi Eker is on a visit to Estonia today. Mr. Eker will meet the Minister of Agriculture Helir-Valdor Seeder and receive the Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana from President Toomas Hendrik Ilves.   According to Minister Seeder...
14.02.2011|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Changes of food products retail prices in January

14.02.2011   The purchasing price of milk increased 31% with one year (as of December). In comparison to December 2008, the price has increased 17%.   The purchasing price of wheat (for food) has increased 86% with a year. In comparison with the price two years ago, growth has been 84...
07.02.2011|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Estonian contact centre is established in Rome

07.02.2011   The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN (FAO) Jacques Diouf and the Minister of Agriculture of Estonia Helir-Valdor Seeder are signing an agreement via Skype on Monday on establishing an Estonian Skype contact centre in Rome at the headquarters of...
24.01.2011|Ministry of Rural Affairs

The ministers of agriculture of the world were seeking possibilities to increase food security

24.01.2011   The ministers of agriculture of 48 countries who met in the framework of the largest agriculture and food fair Grüne Woche found that in the framework of world food security it is most important to regulate international trade and increase food production in less developed areas...
24.01.2011|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Estonia is aspiring to become a partner country to the biggest agricultural fair

24.01.2011   Estonia is aspiring to become a partner country in 2013to the biggest agricultural and food fair Grüne Woche held in Berlin. This will probably give Estonia the biggest chance of self-promotion in history both in Germany and the whole world.   The fair, which takes...
20.01.2011|Ministry of Rural Affairs

One of the world’s largest agriculture and food fair „Internationale Grüne Woche” begins in Berlin

20.01.2011   At one of the world’s biggest agriculture and food fair „International Grüne Woche” commencing tonight in Berlin, Estonia will sign cooperation agreements with several German federal states, which main focus is on vocational education and research and development.  ...
14.01.2011|Ministry of Rural Affairs

The first agricultural cooperation project between Estonia and Turkey was commenced in Ankara

14.01.2011   The transnational cooperation project is aimed at the implementation of agri-environment measures in order to facilitate the development of sustainable agricultural activities. In addition to Estonia, also Holland and Spain offer Turkey their experience and best practices in the...

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