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RON 180 M to support Romanian tomato programme

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Romanian farmers willing to cultivate tomatoes in protected areas will receive from the local authorities a financial support of RON 180 million, the Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Petre Daea, announced, capital.ro informs. According to him, the sum is similar ...

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Minister of Agriculture, farmers seek for solutions to save Zaharul factory

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Agriculture Minister Petre Daea said that he is in contact with the manager of the Zaharul plant in Oradea, close to being locked. Moreover, minister Daea is looking for solutions, along with farmers, to save it. ”I’m directly concerned about ...

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Romania owns over 30 pc of the total number of agricultural holdings in the EU

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33 percent of the total number of agricultural holdings at the European Union level belong to Romania, President of the National Institute of Statistics (INS), Tudorel Andrei stated. According to him, only Poland has a share of more than 10 ...

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USDA: Large grain production, a problem for Romania because of transport infrastructure

USDA

Favorable weather, government subsidies, proper fertilizer management and disease prevention boosted Romanian winter and summer-crop production in 2017, USDA Foreign Agricultural Service notes in its report about Romania’s grains and feeds. Post estimates a 10 percent, cumulative production increase for ...

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US-based PHI Group to build industrial park, clean energy power plant and greenhouses in Transylvania

PHI Group

PHI Group, a US company focused on mergers and acquisitions and investments in natural resources, energy, agriculture and special situations, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a Romanian company to build an industrial park, clean energy power plant ...

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Agriculture Ministry collects EUR 664m, money reimbursed by the EC

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR) has been reimbursed EUR 664 million by the European Commission for the advance of the 2017 campaign from the direct payments financed from the European Agricultural Guarantee Fund, the ministry has announced ...

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Romania posts a historic first, becoming net logging importer

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2017 was extremely agitated for the domestic forestry sector, amid important changes in legislation, as well as aggressive increases of wood prices, Romania becoming – for the first time – a net importer of logs, digi24.ro informs, quoting Mediafax. The ...

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