On August 6th 2018, Petre DAEA, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, met Mr. Daya GAMAGE, Minister of Primary Industries and Social Welfare of Sri Lanka. During the visit, the two ministers discussed the possibility of cooperation for the development of small and medium-sized enterprises, especially in the vegetable sector and promotion of the import / export of agri-food products and agricultural machinery.   The Minister of Sri Lanka together…
Friday, 03 August 2018 19:19

PRESS RELEASE

Following the sustained steps taken by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to the European Commission, in August 2018 appeared in the Official Journal of the European Union the Regulation¹ on the reimbursement of appropriations carried over from the financial year 2017.    Thus, Romania is reimbursed the amount of 16,452,203 euros, which is to be paid to farmers until 15.10.2018, by the Paying and Intervention Agency for Agriculture.…
In order to help Romanian farmers after the difficult climate this year, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Petre DAEA, requested the European Commission - the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil HOGAN – to support the increase of the advance for direct payments and rural development to be granted in the autumn of this year.  Following this intervention, European Commissioner Phil Hogan responded positively to the…
Allow me to welcome the two colleagues to whom I wish good luck. Julianne you gave me the start-up emotions of the Presidency, they sure disappeared when Stéphane Travert told me that the world championship ended and the winner was established. I would like to congratulate the whole team of aces, France, Croatia, Belgium and England, as I also congratulate you Phil and I will do it whenever I have…
On July 9th current year, Petre DAEA, the minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, received his Bulgarian counterpart, Rumen PORODZANOV, at the premises of the institution. Alongside the Bulgarian delegation, was present His Excellency Todor Ivanov Churov, Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to Bucharest. At the discussions attended MARD State Secretaries, Daniel Dumitru Botănoiu and Claudiu Sorin Mareş, the Presidents and Vice-Presidents of the EU Council Working Groups, as…
Petre Daea, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, attended two working meetings between 27th -29th of June: the first meeting took place in Austria with Mrs. Elisabeth Kostinger, Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism, in the presence of His Excellency Bogdan Mazuru, Ambassador of Romania in Austria, and the second meeting was held in Germany with Mrs. Julia Klöckner, Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture, together with His Excellency Emil…
Friday, 29 June 2018 08:53

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On 27th of June 2018, Minister Petre Daea held formal talks with his Austrian counterpart, Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism Elisabeth Köstinger, on bilateral issues related to the coordination of the Presidencies of the EU Council of Romania and Austria. On this occasion, Minister Daea visited the "Upper School and the Federal Office for Viticulture and Fruit Growing" in Klosterneuburg, the main Austrian research and training institution in the…
At the invitation of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Petre DAEA, between 2nd-3rd of May 2018, Croatian Agriculture Minister, Tomislav TOLUŠIĆ, is conducting a working visit to Romania. The Croatian delegation is composed of the State Secretary Marija VUCKOVIC and General Director of the Paying Agency for Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development, Matilda COPIC.   The schedule of the Croatian delegation will include on-site visits, as well as…
Petre Daea, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, attended the meeting of the AGRIFISH Council of Ministers in Luxembourg on 16th April 2018. Among the most important topics on the Council's agenda are: unfair trade practices in the food supply chain, food waste, management plan for fisheries in Western waters. The Council took note of the report by the Commission of a draft directive on unfair commercial practices in the…
On Friday, March 16th 2018, the European Investment Fund (EIF) published the Call for Expressions of Interest to select financial intermediaries which will provide financing to Romanian farmers under the Risk Sharing Loan financial instrument foreseen in the National Rural Development Programme. Launch of the Call was made following the signing of a funding agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Agency for Rural Investment Financing,…
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