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Dacian Ciolos gets agriculture commissioner chair

Agriculture January 18, 2010 16:23 0 comments

Former agriculture minister Dacian Ciolos is the new European Union commissioner on agriculture, after unanimously winning a vote of approval in European Parliament hearings late last week. The future of the Common Agricultural Policy after…more »

Romaniaa’s agriculture to collapse unless agriculture ministry budget gets extra money

Agriculture January 08, 2010 16:16 0 comments

About 70 percent of Romania’s agricultural exploitations will be closed and over 10,000 workers will be jobless unless the Agriculture Ministry’s budget is hiked from RON 9.87 billion to RON 36 billion, said Stefan Niculae,…more »

New company targets rural entrepreneurs

Agriculture November 14, 2009 17:49 0 comments

The new company will offer micro-loans and consultancy services to both rural entrepreneurs and customers that lack access to traditional banking services, through 10 regional offices in 21 counties. "Our objective is to offer over…more »

Eco food market still too ‘green’

Agriculture June 10, 2008 16:00 0 comments

At European Union level, the market of ecological products totalled EUR 5.2 billion last year, having surged by 15 percent compared to 2006. Romania is a far cry from consumers such as Denmark, Switzerland, Austria…more »