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20. 7. 2017

EU Agriculture Council meeting held for the first time under the Estonia Presidency

Brussels, 17 July 2017 – EU ministers responsible for agriculture and fisheries met at their first ordinary EU Council meeting of the year under Estonia’s Presidency. Slovenia’s representative at the meeting was Minister Dejan...

18. 7. 2017

Slovenia jointly signs the common declaration to increase production of legume crops

Brussels, 17 July 2017 - On the margins of the first day of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting, Minister Dejan Židan attends the European Soya Declaration signing ceremony. The common declaration aims to increase...

6. 7. 2017

The FAO Conference unanimously supports the initiative to proclaim 20 May as World Bee Day

Rome, 5 July 2017 - Today, the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Dejan Židan, and a delegation from Slovenia attended the 40th session of the FAO Conference held at the headquarters of the United Nations Food and...

24. 5. 2017

Minister Židan: "Slovenia strongly supports the conservation of the living Adriatic"

Zadar, 20 March 2017 — Minister Dejan Židan, at the invitation of the Croatian Minister of Agriculture Tomislav Tolušić, yesterday participated in the Conference on establishing a multi-annual plan for small pelagic stocks in...

24. 5. 2017

ApiSlovenia hosted Bee World in Celje; "World Bee Day" website available to the public

Celje, 10-12 March 2017 – The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Dejan Židan, met on Friday with producers of beekeeping equipment who presented him with the current situation in the sector and plans for the future. On...

23. 5. 2017

EU Agriculture Ministers on the protection of water sources and the impact of climate change on agriculture

Valletta, 23 May 2017 – The EU ministers responsible for agriculture met for an informal EU Council meeting under the Malta Presidency. The topic of the meeting was Climate Change and Water Resources in the EU: Emerging...

19. 5. 2017

Minister Židan: "We are well on track to having 20 May declared World Bee Day"

Ljubljana, 19 May 2017 – 20 May marks the birthday of Anton Janša (1734–1773), a pioneer of modern beekeeping and one of the leading authorities on bees at the time. This prominent teacher of modern beekeeping, appointed by...