Friday, 19 February 2016 13:12

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Friday, February 19, 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announces that it has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union, the EU implementing Regulation dated February 9, 2016, in which "Sibiu Salami" (PGI) was registered as a product with Protected Geographical Indication. According to the procedures for entering a name in the Register of Protected Designations of Origin and Protected Geographical Indications, within the statutory…
Friday, 15 January 2016 16:47

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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Achim Irimescu attends on Friday, January 15, 2016, the official opening of the exhibition "Green Week", held in Berlin, Germany, from 15 to 24 January 2016. We recall that from Romania participate manufacturers that will exhibit meat products, honey and products of the hive, canned vegetables and fruits, syrups, wine and craft products – IA (Romanian traditional blouse) – of very high quality,…
Thursday, 14 January 2016 18:22

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Thursday, January 14, 2016, the Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos had a working meeting with Minister Achim Irimescu and his managerial team where it was discussed the Sectoral Action Plan of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development for the next period. In this context, the Prime Minister Dacian Cioloş recalled that since the installation of the Government, he requested his ministers to implement a program containing the detailed priorities of…
Thursday, 24 December 2015 09:30

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Granting certificates of "traditional product" by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in 2015 The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development awarded in 2015 a total of 204 certificates of "traditional products", bringing their total to 513 since the legislation in this area was amended, according to the Order 724/2014. Drafting this bill aimed a clear demarcation between a traditional and an industrial product. In this respect, the legislation…
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 14:00

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The European Commission (EC) approved on November 17, 2015, the aid scheme SA. 43393 (2015/N) - on the establishment of a state aid scheme to compensate the damages caused by the meteorological phenomenon of severe drought manifested during April-September 2015. The CE decision confirms that the Emergency Ordinance no. 45/2015 complies with EU guidelines on state aid in the agriculture and forestry sectors as well as in rural areas 2014-2020. The…
Friday, 20 November 2015 13:17

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Thursday, November 19, 2015, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Achim IRIMESCU, had a meeting with a delegation of businessmen represented by Dr. A.S. Bindra, president of one of the biggest companies in India operating in the field of import-export and project development (IBS Synergies India Pvt.Ltd.). The purpose of the meeting was to inform the Minister of Agriculture of an investment scenario, worth about 150 million euros, consisting…
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 13:56

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015, took place the handover ceremony between the Minister whose activity ceases and the minister who takes over the function, more exactly Messrs Daniel Constantin and Achim Irimescu. The event was held at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Daniel Constantin wished good luck to the new Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development and ensured him that he will stay close to the agricultural sector. In this…
Monday, 15 June 2015 14:14

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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Daniel Constantin, and the state secretary George Turtoi will attend the National Conference ”ROMANIAN VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT CONTINUES”, organized by the National Network for Rural Development and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, on June 15 2015, starting 10.30 AM. The conference aims to address current topics of great interest both for rural development in general and for the new programming period 2014-2020.…
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 14:50

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On the 26th of May 2015, the European Commission has sent the formal decision approving the Romanian National Rural Development Programme 2014 - 2020. Our country has allocated through RDP from 2014 to 2020 a total of 9.472 billion euros, out of which 8.127 billion euros representing european funds, and 1.345 billion euros national contribution. The new Program includes 15 measures for agricultural development financing. Increasing food productivity and national…
Sunday, 24 May 2015 15:21

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On Sunday, May 24th, 2015, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Daniel Constantin, met his counterpart, the Minister of Environment, Mr. Ahmad Al-Hemaidi, in Doha, Qatar. The discussions focused on creating a framework for a memorandum of cooperation between Romania and the State of Qatar, in order to initiate bilateral relations in agriculture. No previous agreements on bilateral relations in the agricultural field have existed so far and…
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