21. 8. 2015Ptuj, 21 August 2015 – On the fringes of the official opening ceremony of the 53rd International Fair of Agriculture and Food AGRA, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food organised the conference entitled "How to maintain GMO-free agriculture in Europe". The conference was attended by the ministers and high representatives of the ministries from 15 EU Member States, and the Western Balkans and the European Commission with the guest of honour, Mr ...
21. 8. 2015
Current President of the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council guest of honour at the Slovenian Council for Agriculture and CountrysideHoče, 21 August 2015 – The Faculty of Agriculture and Life Science in Hoče hosted a constituent meeting of the Council for Agriculture and Countryside, convened by Agriculture Minister Dejan Židan. The Council's honorary guest was Fernand Etgen, the current President of the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council and the Minister of Agriculture, Viticulture and Consu...
20. 8. 2015Ljubljana, 20 August 2015 – The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food (MAFF) will make its traditional appearance at the 53rd International Fair of Agriculture and Food AGRA to be held in Gornja Radgona from 22 to 27 August 2015. The fair will be officially launched at an opening ceremony by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and addressed by the agriculture minister Dejan Židan. This year's AGRA's honorary guest w...
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...