Monday, March 21, 2016, a government delegation led by the Prime Minister Dacian Cioloş, accompanied by the Deputy Prime Minister Vasile DÂNCU and the Minister of Agriculture Achim IRIMESCU paid a working visit to Alba, occasioned by the launch of the "package of measures for the development of class middle villages ".
In the first part of the day, the delegation met with representatives of local authorities in Alba County, respectively with the chairman of the County Council, the Mayor of Alba Iulia, the Prefect of Alba and other local officials, the topics discussed regarding local development of urban and rural county, the preparation of the centenary Alba-Iulia, solutions for the economic development of areas of the county, as well as aspects on Romanian government reform.
In the second part of the day, the governmental delegation conducted a series of visits in the county, in Ciugud, at farms, non-farm and infrastructure works of local, all made with European funds through the National Rural Development, local initiatives that can be given examples of best-practices.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Achim Irimescu, attended the tasting of Telemea of Ibăneşti, which recently won protection from the European Union Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), Sibiu Salami, which also obtained protection at EU level European Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) and plum jam Topoloveni, holding PGI protection in 2011.
The Minister of Agriculture, Daniel Constantin, had a meeting with His Excellency Hans Klemm, the US Ambassador in Romania. The discussion focused on the strengthening of cooperation at the agribusiness level, opening the US market to Romanian producers and Strategic Partnership Romania - US.
On 7-9 October 2015 a delegation led by the Secretary of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Daniel Botanoiu participate in the 24th edition of the International Fair of Animal Sommet de l'Elevage, that took place in Clermont Ferrand, France. The event brings together 1,300 exhibitors from 28 countries, Romania participating as the guest of honor at this year's edition.
At Focşani, Vrancea County, in the presence of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Mr. Daniel Constantin, Secretary of State Ioan Uţiu and other officials from central and local level opened the third unit for Controling Hail Fall out - UCCG Moldova 2, Vrancea - component of the National Anti-Hail and Increasing Rainfall System under the responsibility of the Authority of the National Administration Anti-Hail and Increasing Rainfall System . The unit includes Panciu group to fight hail (4 launching points located at Panciu, Bizigheşti, Boloteşti and Rugineşti - Angheleşti). The investment amounted to about 1.3 million euros.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Daniel Constantin, visited the Organization of Water Users for Irrigation (OWUI) Agigea, county Constanţa to witness the final goods receipt of the water intake and of the discharge pipe in length of 4.2 Km for the Pumping Station Pressure (SPP) Moviliţa.
Agriculture Minister Daniel Constantin, participated in the sixth edition of "Corn Day - Orezu". The event took place in the village Orezu, Ialomita county.
The release of the book "The Wine Cellars from Romania", a work that presents 143 wineries in our country and which has contributed the Ministry of Agriculture. The wine industry and wine cellars in Romania have developed a lot lately and Romanians must know these things. The book includes not only touristic sights but also producing wine sights. Those who have worked on this book were: Cătălin Dan Boboc, head of the Association of Certified Wine Tasters of Romania, Cătălin and Daniela Păcuraru, wine critics and promoters of the International Wine Contest Bucharest contest.
Agriculture Minister Daniel Constantin, participated at the second national conference "ROMANIAN VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT CONTINUES", organized by the National Network for Rural Development and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
With this occasion, he announced the launch of new measures of the National Rural Development Programme ( NRDP ) 2014-2020 starting with July.
Agriculture Minister Daniel Constantin, participated in the International Conference on Meat & Milk "Support policies, refurbishment, performance, priorities to get out of the impasse" in Poiana Brașov.