“Ministry of Agriculture and Food jointly with the NGO sector offer an entirely new package of legislation for the functioning of the agro-food chain in a manner that ensures safety and consumer health, equality of business operators in the sector”, stated by Minister of Agriculture and Food Desislava Taneva during a public discussion on legislative amendments in the agro-food chain. She added that the measures taken aim to guarantee and strengthen the consumer confidence in the quality of the products they consume. Continue reading
Bulgaria and Romania will cooperate in finding new markets outside the European Union. This became clear at a meeting between the Minister of Agriculture and Food Prof. Dr. Hristo Bozukov and the Ambassador of Romania to Bulgaria H.E. Mr. Ion Gâlea. Both sides agreed on the need to continue to work closely together and seek ways for the realization of goods to markets outside the EU. Continue reading
In the period 13-18 of February 2017 the University of Food Technologies organized and hosted a short-term joint staff training event as an activity of the international Erasmus+ educational project KNOWinFOOD. The project is coordinated by SAIAPM Faculty from ULBS Romania, and has IUT Lyon France, DU Debrecen Hungary, UFT Plovdiv Bulgaria and Supremia SA Romania as partners. Continue reading
Bulgarian students will be trained to work with Russian agricultural machinery. That was agreed between the Minister of Agriculture and Food Prof. Dr. Hristo Bozukov and Mrs. Alla Elizarova, director of the Russian Association of Manufacturers of Agricultural Machinery “Rosagromash” during a ‘meeting at the ministry. Memorandum of cooperation will be signed between the Agricultural University of Plovdiv and representatives of “Rosagromash” in May 2017. Continue reading
“For more than three years, the proposal for organic production regulation has been discussed at expert and political level, and many tripartite meetings have been held with the European Parliament. Bulgaria appreciates its efforts to continue the dialogue so as to allow one more chance for a compromise, ” announced Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Rumen Porodanov at the meeting of the Council of the European Union on Agriculture and Fisheries, held on 12 June 2017 in Luxembourg. Continue reading
“We want to place our partnership with China on a new footing. Our goal is to start attracting full-scale business projects, not only partial investments. We believe that the traditions between the two states will help us in this venture”. This statement was made by Deputy Minister Yavor Gechev at a meeting with a delegation from the Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China. Head of the delegation was Mr. Yang Shaopin – chief economist in the Agriculture Ministry and member of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party.