31. 3. 2015
Turkish President visits Slovenia; the visit agenda includes talks on cooperation in the field of forestryLjubljana, 31 March 2015 - At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan yesterday paid an official visit to Slovenia. The Turkish President was accompanied by a delegation of ministers and senior business representatives. The Slovenian delegation included the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Dejan Židan, wh...
16. 3. 2015Brussels, 16 March 2015 – The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Dejan Židan, today attended the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting in Brussels and met the Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis.Minister Židan attended the EU Fisheries and Agriculture Council meeting to discuss the draft regulation on organic production (the presence of prohibited substances and organic products, t... More »
23. 2. 2015
Minister Židan in Paris on the future of the milk sector and the impact of climate change on agricultureParis, 20–21 February 2015 – The Minister of Agriculture Dejan Židan visited France, where he took part in the international forum on agriculture in connection with climate change and attended the inauguration of the 52nd International Agricultural Fair SIA. On the margins of his visit, the Slovenian minister met with the French Minister of Agriculture, Stéphane Le Foll, and the Serbian Minis...
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...