Japanese government gives donation to Serbian agriculture sector

Japanese Ambassador to Serbia Tadashi Nagai said today that the Japanese government donated €20 million to the Serbian agriculture sector for the purpose of reviving the production of fertilisers. Nagai said at a press ... More


Center for forest seed opens in Pozega

Serbian minister of agriculture, forestry and water management Slobodan Milosavljevic opened the center for processing the forest trees seeds on Monday. The center was opened in the nursery-garden in Pozega and it received EUR 1 ... More


Bulgaria agricultural land deals up 30% in '07

The Bulgarian agricultural land market continues to develop at a healthy pace, recording a 30% increase in the number of transactions in 2007, said deputy farming minister Svetla Bachvarova. The number of agricultural land ... More


USD 5 mln from the WB to fight pollution

The World Bank has granted Croatia a donation of USD5 million from the fund for environmental protection with the objective to finance the project for control of the pollution in the country's agriculture. The project will help ... More


Sladorana offers shares to workers

Zupanja-based sugar producer Sladorana has offered to all full-time employees the possibility of buying 1.67 percent of the company’s stock capital for HRK 103 per share. This includes treasury shares worth HRK 4.6 million, ... More


SE EU agriculture representatives sign Rural Development Deal

Representatives of agriculture sectors of South Eastern Europe have signed in Dresden the Declaration on activities of the Regional Rural Development Standing Group (RRD SWG), the Ministry of Agriculture of Montenegro has stated. ... More


Romania has EUR 450 m available through SAPARD, says APDRP head

The General Director of the Agency of Payments for Rural Development and Fishery (APDRP), Laszlo Klarik, declared that Romania has EUR 450 M still to spent within SAPARD programme, the full use of the funds, without any financial ... More


AgriMin presents Slo's presidency priorities in Luxembourg

Agricultural Minister Iztok Jarc wrapped up a working visit to Luxembourg, where he discussed with his counterpart Fernand Boden Slovenia's priorities for the agricultural sector during its stint at the helm of the EU in the ... More


Rural areas inhabitants obtain only 40 pc of the income from agriculture

While the unionists from agriculture threaten with protests for the failure to be paid the financial dues promised a year ago, the World Bank specialists recommend major investments in this sector. The World Bank has published a ... More


Morocco-Serbia sign cooperation accord in agriculture sector

Morocco and Serbia signed today in Rabat a cooperation agreement in the agriculture sector. Signed by Moroccan Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Aziz Akhannouch, and Serbiàs Minister of Agriculture, ... More


Accord with FAO to create East-Med fisheries centre

Greek deputy Foreign minister Petros Doukas and the Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Jacques Diouf signed today a memorandum for the foundation of an East Mediterranean Fisheries Centre based in ... More


Bulgarian farmers to get EU subsidies till Feb

"The Bulgarian farmers will receive their subsidies from the EU between December 1 and the end of February," Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Nihat Kabil said in an interview, Standart reports. This year's subsidy is 140 ... More


EU asks Romania to correct deficiencies of farming payment system

The European Commission will request this week the authorities in Bucharest to correct within one month's term the deficiencies of the farming payment system, or otherwise Romania will lose subsidizes, a Commission source said on ... More


Elana fund to double size of farmland portfolio

Agricultural Land Opportunity Fund said it plans to double its land stock by end-'08. The REIT is the biggest of its kind in Bulgaria with assets in excess of 90 mln levs. The company will need 80-100 mln levs to finance the ... More


Growtech Eurasia Fair to be held in Antalya

The 7th Horticulture, Agriculture, Floriculture & Technologies Fair 'Growtech Eurasia 2007' will be held in southern city of Antalya from December 6 to 9. Leading firms of agriculture sector, farmers, producers, greenhouse ... More


European funds for rural development to be distributed in December or in January 2008

The farmers who apply for EU funds for rural development will receive an advance payment of 20 pc, according to Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. published in issue 4010 page 8 at 2007-09-03 Bucharest – The ... More


EU heads towards historic failure over Romanian agriculture

In 2007 – the year Romania acceded to the European Union (EU) – the agriculture in this country is in collapse, as this year is most likely to be the worst of the transition period. And, more than sure, the ... More


Romania has over one third of mineral waters in Europe

In Romania, there is over one third of Europe mineral waters (35 per cent), close to 2,500 springs. The main producer is National Company for Mineral Waters (SNAM), according to the daily ‘Romania Libera.’ The ... More


Transavia Alba Iulia has EUR 15 million investment plans for 2007

Transavia Alba Iulia increased the investments planned for this year from EUR 12 million to EUR 15 million. The amount will be allocated in order to finalize the building of the new plant, expansion of the slaughter-house and new ... More


Interreg Italy-Greece helps organic production

An 18-month Interreg III Greece-Italy programme, aimed at establishing contacts between companies involved in organic agriculture, is promoted by the Provinces of Bari, Brindisi and Lecce with a total funding of 850,000 euro. The ... More