EBRD lends VICTORIA Group 10 mln for agriculture

The EBRD will loan Mladost - Sid, a Serbian edible oil processing company owned by leading agribusiness company Victoria Group, 10 million euro to buy more sunflower seeds to increase production of its main products, including ... More


Transavia Invests EUR 10 Million To Build A Plant

Transavia Alba Iulia started a EUR 10 million investment in a 8,000 sqm poultry plant in Oiesti, Alba. The unit will be situated close to a poultry abattoir owned by Transavia. Last year, the company had over EUR 40 million in ... More


Funds for rural development in Romania and Bulgaria

The package is part of EU financial year, for the next seven years. The Council of Ministers approved on this occasion the package destined to rural development projects of Romania and Bulgaria, in view for the two states to ... More


SAPARD funds absorbed up to 84 pc

published in issue 3701 page 8 at 2006-06-15 The Agriculture and Rural Development Payment Agency (APDRP) Wednesday announced that by October 2006 Romania would fully absorb the funds allotted for agriculture and rural ... More


Carman Invests EUR 2.5 Million In Meat Products Plant

Carman Urziceni invested EUR 2.5 million in a meat products plant, EUR 1 million of the sum came from a SAPARD loan. The company plans to invest EUR 2 million in building two plants. Carman also plans to expand on the external ... More


Funding Agriculture in Bulgaria

There are two red zones in the field of agriculture - the construction of incinerators and the Paying Agency, as well as the system of administration and control. The latter field is particularly important because the reception ... More


Livestock production decreased

Total number of cattle of 2005 compared to 2004 has decreased by 6618 head of cattle or 2.6% down it. Also, number of cows and heifers in calf has decreased for 4.604 heads or 2.8% down it, State Statistical Office data reads. ... More


New market information system with Agro SMS.

Serbian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management Ivana Dulic-Markovic said today that the new system of market information will allow agriculturalists and companies in Serbia to learn about the latest prices of ... More


Seminar on cooperation in agriculture

A seminar on investment possibilities and development of cooperation between Serbian and Italian enterprises in the food processing sector was held in Belgrade today. Organised by the Italian Foreign Trade Institute (Ice) and ... More


World raspberry summit on mount Zlatibor

One hundred and fifty raspberry cultivators and processors from 15 countries are expected to attend the Fifth International Raspberry Conference on Mount Zlatibor on May 30. The event is being organized by the Business ... More


Nearly 2000 Projects Funded under SAPARD in Bulgaria

A total of 1928 projects, worth BGN 1,16 M, have been approved and financed under SAPARD since its creation, it was announced at a pioneer forum about the future of Bulgaria's agriculture in the European Union. After weeks of ... More


Agricultural Development Summit opens in Crete

The second international conference on agricultural development for the 2007-2013 period began on the island of Crete yesterday with the participation of representatives of EU member states' agricultural ministries as well as EU ... More


International Conference on Organic Wild Production to Take Place from May 3rd to 4th in Bosnia and Herzegovina

In Teslic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the first IFOAM International Conference on Organic Wild Production will address the burgeoning sector for diverse wild harvested products. The conference has been organized together by the ... More


The winter crops didn't affect the grain-flour-bread chain

Considering the present condition of the winter crops problems with the grain balance of Bulgaria are not expected, Deputy Agriculture and Forestry Minister Svetla Buchvarova said at a Tuesday briefing. The participants in the ... More


Future of Serbian agriculture lies in fruit, vegetables, flowers

Serbian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management Ivana Dulic-Markovic said today that the future of Serbia's agriculture is in the growing of fruit, vegetables and flowers. At a press conference, she said that the ... More


Wine Routes of Herzegovina

In early December 2005 the Tourist Board of the Herzegovina/Neretva Canton (Canton 7), together with the Vintners’ Association of Herzegovina, started implementing the project under the title of «Wine Routes of ... More


Delta agrar gave up its long announced plan to form a property of 50.00 hectares of ploughland

Delta agrar has given up its long announced plan to form a property of 50.000 hectares of ploughland. It is going to be satisfied, at least for now, with present 25.000, out of which, half is in its property and the other half ... More


Milk quota and SAPARD funds, magnets for foreign farmers

Farmers from the Netherlands, Israel, Austria, Italy and Belgium set up cow farms in Romania, attracted by the low investments required and the fodder's abundance, cheap manpower but also the access to the SAPARD funds and the ... More


Bulgaria to subordinate forestry company to farming ministry

A state-owned company called Balgarska Gora will be set up with the agriculture ministry to manage this country's forests, deputy minister Stefan Yurukov said on Monday, quoting draft amendments to the Forests Act pending the ... More


USD 2.5 Million Investment For Valea Jiului Water Analyzing

The Romanian Water Authority in Valea Jiului announced the completion of a USD 2.55 million investment for water alimentation system in Valea Jiului, started in1997. The pipes on a surface of 100 km will be analyzed by computers, ... More