24. 7. 2015
Joint Statement by the European Commissioner, Phil Hogan, and the Slovenian Minister for Agriculture, Dejan ŽidanThe Slovenian Minister for Agriculture and the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development met today to discuss the issue of the protection of Teran.The Slovenian government regards this issue as a closed matter since 2004, when Slovenia became a member of the EU. The Minister brought a number of issues to the attention of the Commissioner in support of the Slovenian... More »
16. 7. 2015Sofia, 27 June 2015 – State Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food of the Republic of Slovenia, Tanja Strniša, attended the meeting of agriculture ministers of 16 Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) countries and China, which took place from 25 to 27 June in Sofia, Bulgaria. Fundamental principles for the organisation and operation of the Association for the Promotion of Agricultural Cooperation betw...
29. 6. 2015Ljubljana, June 24, 2015 - The government approved the text of the Act Restricting or Prohibiting the Cultivation of Genetically Modified Plants.The act foresees that Slovenia can take measures to restrict or prohibit genetically modified crops (GMCs) or groups of GMCs: by requesting the geographical exclusion of Slovenia from an authorisation to place GM plants on the market; by prohibiting the production of GM... More »(SOkol ARSO, avtor: Marjan Šenica)
Healthy Soils For a Healthy Life
The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2015 the International Year of Soils (IYS).
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has been nominated to implement the IYS 2015, within the framework of the Global Soil Partnership and in collaboration with Governments and the secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.
The IYS 2015 aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions.
World Bee Day Initiative
In recent years, at the international level and due to its international activities related to bees and beekeeping, Slovenia has been identified as a country where this field has a special place and receives special care, the Slovenian Government has decided to further upgrade these activities and, at the initiative of Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association, to submit a proposal for the proclamation of World Bee Day within the framework of the United Nations. Together with the Beekeepers’ Association and other institutions, the Government will strive for the proclamation of this day, which will further contribute to the awareness of the importance of bees and beekeeping. More...