14. 4. 2014Luxembourg, 14th April 2014 – The main topic of today’s session of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council of the European Union, attended also by the Slovenian Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Dejan Židan, was an exchange of views on a report from the European Commission (EC) on improving the degree of organisation in the fruit and vegetable sector in the EU. Beside this the Council addressed the request of the Austrian...
11. 4. 2014
Minister Židan with His Croatian Counterpart on the Importance of Protected Areas; Met also with Slovenians in Gorski kotarKupari, Prezid, Čabar (Croatia), 11th April 2014 – Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Dejan Židan met with his Croatian counterpart, Minister for Environment and Nature Protection Mihael Zmajlović, in Risnjak National Park today. In the afternoon part of his visit to Croatia, Židan also met with Slovenians from Gorski kotar.Ministers Židan in Zmajlović visite... More »
9. 4. 2014Ljubljana, 9th April 2014 – In 2013, Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment received 34 project proposals to be co-financed within the LIFE+ programme. After a 9-month-long evaluation and selection process, on 25th March this year the European Commission confirmed three Slovenian projects which got its final confirmation by the LIFE committee on 7th April.LIFE will fund the following three Slovenian projects: • Population Level Management and C... 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.