The new CAP and Presidency are priorities for the Ministry



MZX-Porojanov“The debates on national priorities for the new Common Agricultural Policy, as well as the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of European Union are priorities for the Ministry,” Rumen Porodzanov said, who today has taken the office of Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry from Prof. Dr. Hristo Bozukov. Continue reading

KNOWinFOOD



UFT-1 copyIn 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

Over 80% of the projects are for agricultural machinery



BATA“Over 80% of the contracted projects under the first sub-measure 4.1 “Investment in agricultural holdings” of the Rural Development Program 2014-2020 are related to the purchase of agricultural machinery”, announced Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Rumen Porodzanov at the opening of the tenth edition of BATA AGRO 2017 International Agricultural Exhibition at the airport in Stara Zagora. Continue reading

Bulgarian students to be trained on Russian agri machinery



Agro2Bulgarian 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

MAF with a new rules of the agro-food chain



Taneva2“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 is for dialogue on the Organic Production Regulation



Rumen_ Porodzhanov“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