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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...
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...

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