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...
13. 2. 2015Ljubljana, 13 February 2015 – The European Commission today officially approved Slovenia’s Rural Development Programme (RDP) for the period 2014–2020. Slovenia is thus in the first group of Member States which may start with the implementation of measures relating to the new programme period. Financially, this approval of Slovenia’s agricultural and rural development means an expenditure of more than EUR 1.1 billion, of which Slo...
28. 1. 2015Berlin, 17 January 2015 – On the margins of the 80th International Green Week, the world’s largest consumer fair for food, agriculture and horticulture, the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) and the 7th Berlin Agriculture Ministers’ Summit took place in Berlin yesterday. The main topic was the bioeconomy in the context of the growing demand for food, raw materials and energy and limited natural resourc...
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.
National Focus of the Rural Development Programme 2014–2020
Strategic priorities of the Rural Development Programme of the Republic of Slovenia 2014-2020:
- Transfer of knowledge and innovation;
- Increasing productivity, sustainable use of natural resources, the mitigation and adaptation to climate changes;
- Developing short supply chains and the forest-wood chains and improving the quality;
- Developing endogenous potentials of rural areas and employment;