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29.11.2010|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Ministers of Agriculture are introducing their reform positions in Brussels

29.11.2010   Estonia stresses at today’s EU Ministers of Agriculture meeting the need to harmonize Union support rates and change the criteria of less favoured areas.   The European Commission proposal for the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is discussed for the first...
20.10.2010|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Hungary supports Estonian positions in the reform of the agricultural policy

20.10.2010   The Minister of Agriculture of Hungary Sándor Fazekas, who visited Estonia on 19th October 2010, supported the Estonian aim to make European Union direct support more equal for the farmers in the future.   "Calculating direct support according to historical reference is...
05.10.2010|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Estonia is ready to share experiences with Serbia in the field of agriculture

05.10.2010   On 4th October 2010, the Minister of Agriculture of Estonia, Helir-Valdor Seeder and the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of Serbia, Saša Dragin signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which foresees mutual exchange of experience and further development of...
09.09.2010|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Minister of Agriculture Helir - Valdor Seeder: Europe needs the Common Agricultural Policy, but the current system of direct payments hinders agricultural development

09.09.2010   "The CAP must remain a commonly financed policy," stressed the Minister of Agriculture Helir-Valdor Seeder at today’s meeting with the Minister of Agriculture of Finland Sirka-Liisa Anttila. "Financing the CAP from the EU budget is justified, especially due to the goal of...
08.09.2010|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Estonia has agricultural experience to share with Russia

08.09.2010   At an international conference held in Moscow at the beginning of this week it was stated that Russian agriculture has to face a lot of challenges and problems to the solution of which Estonia could contribute, sharing its experience.   „Due to growing demand for food...
26.07.2010|Ministry of Rural Affairs

The Minister of Agriculture met with farmers´ representatives in Jäneda

26.07.2010   The Minister of Agriculture, Helir-Valdor Seeder assured today the farmers´ representatives at a meeting, which took place in course of Jäneda Farmers Days that active preparatory work has been started on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy. In order to have beneficial...
22.01.2010|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Estonian and Georgian Ministers of Agriculture signed the Memorandum of Cooperation

22.01.2010   Yesterday, Estonian Minister of Agriculture Helir-Valdor Seeder and Georgian Minister of Agriculture Bakur Kvezereli signed the Memorandum of Cooperation, which concentrates on the development assistance provided by Estonia and on bilateral economic and trade relations in the...
18.01.2010|Ministry of Rural Affairs

Historical meeting in Berlin

18.01.2010   For the first time after the restoration of independence in Estonia, the Minister of Agriculture of Estonia met the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Viktor Zubkov and the Minister of Agriculture of Russia Jelena Skrõnnik, who invited him to Moscow to discuss the development of...
18.01.2010|Ministry of Rural Affairs

European Union should better direct food price formation

18.01.2010   European Union must find resources to avoid unproportionally big markups in food price formation. In the opinion of Estonia, besides the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, other Commissioners should also be involved in the process.     At their...
06.01.2010|Ministry of Rural Affairs

The Agricultural Board got its start

06.01.2010   On 1 January, the Agricultural Board got its start. As a result of its work, provision of services to citizens and undertakings will become simpler, administration will be more efficient and the availability and quality of services will improve.   The...

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