EU agriculture ministers meet in Bratislava to discuss farmers' position in the food supply chain and unfair trade practices

Bratislava 13. September 2016 – Slovak Agriculture Minister Gabriela Matečná received fellow agriculture and rural development ministers from the other EU Member States for an informal AGRIFISH meeting in Bratislava. The ministers discussed strengthening of the farmers' position in the food supply chain.
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Bratislava: Discussions about strengthening the regions positions in Common Fisheries Policy

Bratislava, 9. September 2016 – Fisheries Directors general and Attachés of EU member states met on Informal Meeting from 7. to 9. September. They discussed the observation of the principles of Common Fisheries Policy and strengthening of regionalisation principle.
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5th Annual Scientific Congress on Zoonoses, Foodborne and Waterborne diseases

Programme of the 5th Annual Scientific Congress on Zoonoses, Foodborne and Waterborne diseases – Bratislava, 18th-20th October 2016
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Programme of the Slovak Presidency

Within the Agriculture and Fisheries Council, the Slovak Presidency will look at ways to strengthen the position of farmers in the food supply chain, with the attention of adopting Council conclusions on this issue. Owing to the protracted crisis in the agricultural markets, especially in the dairy and pigmeat sectors, it plans to monitor the situation on the agricultural commodities market and discuss the need for measures to stabilise the markets. The Presidency will also aim to evaluate the progress made on simplifying the common agricultural policy. It will also pay attention to forests and forestry. In this context, it intends to help implement the EU Forest Strategy, in particular as regards the guiding principle of global forest responsibility.