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Foreign company ready to invest USD 500m in Romanian agriculture

Al Dahra, a company under the control of the Emir of Abu Dhabi, has paid this summer about EUR 250 million to the Romanian entrepreneur Constantin Dulute to buy the Agricost company to take over the concession of the Braila ...

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EIF gives over EUR 150 M funds for Romanian farmers via four banks

The European Investment Fund (EIF) has selected four Romanian banks under the first agricultural mandate in Romania, to provide new financing for local farmers across the country. The four Romanian banks – Banca Comerciala Romana, ProCredit Bank, Raiffeisen Bank and ...

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African swine fever: EU Commissioner for Agriculture announces financial aid to help Romanian farmers

Phil Hogan, the European Commissioner for Agriculture has met PM Dancila at Victoria Palace in Bucharest on Thursday, stating that the detection system of the African swine fever is working well, while announcing financial actions to help Romanian farmers cope ...

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African swine fever: New outbreak in Galati County. EC says no request for financial support received from Romania

A new outbreak of African swine fever has been confirmed in Galati County, in a locality where nearby 15 pigs were slaughtered late last week due to the disease. This time the outbreak is in a household. The outbreak has ...

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African swine fever: 140,000 pigs to be slaughtered at the largest breeding farm in Romania, huge damages in Braila County, unemployment to rise

About 140,000 pigs will be slaughtered, as of Monday, at a farm in Braila County, the largest pig breeding and raising farm in Romania, the second largest in Europe. The results of the test on the samples taken last week ...

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African swine fever confirmed by rapid tests in the largest farm in Romania. More than 35,000 pigs to be slaughtered

The African swine fever has reached one of the largest farms in Braila County. The virus was confirmed in the pig breeding complex in Tichileşti. More than 35,000 animals will be slaughtered. Representatives of the Sanitary Veterinary Directorate (ANSVSA) have ...

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African swine fever confirmed in 10 counties, more than 117,000 pigs slaughtered

The number of African swine fever outbreaks confirmed in Romania has reached 725, still active in 10 counties in north-western and south-eastern regions, in 156 localities, the National Sanitary-veterinary and Food Safety Authority (ANSVSA) has announced on Wednesday. Eight breeding ...

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Agriculture Minister requests the EU support for Romanian farmers affected by the African swine fever

Agriculture Minister, Petre Daea, has requested in Brussels financial support for the Romanian farmers affected by the African swine fever and by the radical preventive measures that had to be made. “I found it necessary, esteemed colleagues, to inform you ...

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Competitition Council Oks Agricost takeover by Al Dahra

The Competition Council has Okayed the takeover of Agricost, Braila, Romania’s largest agricultural producer, by the Abu Dhabi-based Al Dahra group, owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The estimation of the takeover has been estimated by ZF in  ...

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Eurostat: Of the 10.3 million farms in the EU, two thirds are less than 5 ha in size. Romania has one third of the EU’s farms

A little over 171 million hectares of land in the European Union (EU) were used for agricultural production in 2016 – about 40% of the EU’s total land area. This supported about 10.3 million farms and farm managers. Although numerous, ...

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