5. 3. 2014Budapest, 5th March 2014 – Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Dejan Židan attended a Global Forum and Expo on Family Farming, organised by the Hungarian Ministry of Rural Development and Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). On the margins of the event Minister Židan met with his Hungarian counterpart Sándor Fazekas.Forum began with an appointment of Special Ambassadors of the Intern... More »
3. 3. 2014Brussels, 3rd March 2014 – Secretary of State at the Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment Andreja Jerina attended the Environment Council of the EU. This meeting is very important and demanding as the agenda consists of three key topics which have a long-term effect on people’s lives. These are a political debate on the new 2030 climate-energy legislative package, public exchange of views on the draft regulation amending direc...
1. 3. 2014Maribor, 1st March 2014 – Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Dejan Židan met with Andrä Rupprechter, Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management. Together they visited the forests of the Štajerska region to see the damage caused by sleet in the beginning of February.Right after the ice storm Austrian firefighters came to Slovenia’s aid. Moreover, Austria offered Slov... More »
International Year of Family Farming
The International Year of Family Farming 2014 is an initiative promoted by the World Rural Forum and supported by over 360 civil society and farmers’ organizations. This worldwide celebration, declared by the United Nations General Assembly, aims to become a tool to stimulate active policies for sustainable development of agricultural systems based farmer families, communal units, indigenous groups, cooperatives and fishing families.
All this work is being made from the perspective of effectively combating poverty and hunger and the search for a rural development based on the respect for environment and biodiversity.
Natura 2000 is a comprehensive ecological network of areas designated by the European Union member states. Wild plants and animals and their habitats that are rare or endangered in Europe require protection. The main objective of the network is to conserve valuable biodiversity for future generations.