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19.04.2012|Ministry of Rural Affairs

The Minister of Agriculture is participating at the conference of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN (FAO)

19.04.2012   The Minister of Agriculture Helir-Valdor Seeder is participating today at the FAO Regional Conference for Europe in Baku and will give a speech there.   The conference will give an overview on the last session of the food security committee and its reform and discuss the...
22.02.2012|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Estonia Becomes the Donor for International Agricultural Assistance

22.02.2012   Estonia became the member of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today, which gives us an opportunity to contribute to ensuring the stability of developing countries.   “The global relevance of agricultural assistance has increased significantly in...
31.01.2012|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Baltic States are planning joint steps to influence the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy

31.01.2012   Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania continue their discussions to specify common positions and tactical approach in the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union.   The Minister of Agriculture of Estonia Helir-Valdor Seeder met yesterday in Riga with his...
30.11.2011|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Latvia Supports Estonian Demands for the Harmonisation of Agricultural Support

30.11.2011   The Minister of Agriculture of Estonia Helir-Valdor Seeder met today with the Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture of Latvia who supported the Estonian demands for faster harmonisation of direct support.   I am very glad that we share the same positions with Latvia...
30.06.2011|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Estonian Contact Centre Based on Skype Technology was Opened in Rome

30.06.2011   The Minister of Agriculture of Estonia Helir-Valdor Seeder opened the Estonian Contact Centre at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organisation.   Seeder said to the representatives of different countries who participated in the opening that this centre is...
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...

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